The wait is finally over. It has taken all summer for our sweet bell peppers to turn from garden green to brilliant red. They had stalled on the plant for several weeks as what appeared to be large green peppers.
There are no two ways about it. Your garden soil is tired and hungry! It has been using it’s nutrients to feed your fruits and vegetables through the spring and summer – all the while being pounded by rain, wind
At the beginning of each summer, it seems like a great idea to plant several jalapeno plants in our garden. And by the end of the summer I seem to ask my self the same question every year….”What am I
It may seem crazy to start planting a new set of crops at a time when the garden is producing a ton of summer vegetables – but among the heavy harvest of peppers, tomatoes and onions this past week – in
Making fresh tomato juice is one the easiest and wonderful things you can do with your garden tomatoes! One quick search around the internet and blog world – and its pretty easy to see that gardening and canning are coming
As we near the end of summer and head into the early fall – most of us will begin to see our summer crop of vegetables begin to slowly die off and we begin to think of the chores of
I’m not sure how it happened – but somehow the mid-way point of the year has come and gone – and summer will soon become fall. It never ceases to amaze me how quickly a year can roll by. It
Where we live, the most common recipe that comes from a summer garden is old-fashioned salsa. Almost everyone that has a garden usually has plans to make salsa by the end of the harvest season. We are no exception.
It is here. Tomato season has arrived at the farm and like every year – it becomes a mad rush to pick, eat, make and store everything we can with the magical red fruit. It always amazes me how quickly
As many of our readers know, last year our purple green bean crop was enjoyed by deer, leaving Jim and I only enough to salvage a handful for our own tasting. Well this year is different – the new fence