Just two short weeks ago, I made the comment to Mary that I wished we could just have a nice summer-time garden rain to really get the plants growing. I really need to be careful about what I wish for.
It is always one of our favorite weeks of the year…the planting of our garden! Winter had a final stand last Sunday and Monday night with one last frost at the farm. By Wednesday however, the temperatures quickly rose into
Take a stroll down the produce aisle at your local grocery store and you will quickly notice that peppers have grown in popularity. No longer are we stuck settling for just the so-called “Traffic Light” varieties – those green, red
There is nothing quite like planning the garden to make you ready for spring to hurry up and get here! So this past week, as we watched December’s snow melt and some warmer than average temperatures tease us – Mary
This week we had our first true freeze of the fall season. Fortunately, we were able to pick the last of the peppers before nature turned down the thermostat. That left us with a plethora of peppers to try to
Fall. It’s like the best of times and worst of times. On one hand – the great temperatures and clear blue skies make it great to work long days without the tiring effects of the burning sun and sweltering heat.
We have always heard and read from so many about all the damage and destruction deer can do to their yard, garden and plants. Whenever we talk to anyone about our garden – it doesn’t take long for them to
With our fall crop of lettuce, radishes and sugar snap peas in the ground – the rest of the summer garden has begun to slow down. Just this past week – we canned a few more quarts of tomato juice to
So as the garden season nears the end – are you are left with still more tomatoes and peppers? Here is a quick and easy recipe to turn those extras into a great tasting hot and spicy tomato juice. Although
Picante Salsa Recipe There is nothing better than home made picante! Each of our kids, family and friends prefer it a different way. Some mild, some medium and some hot. So we make and can it all three ways. But one