Tag Archives: gardening

Time for Fun! : 9-6-12

i didn’t post anything yesterday because Kyla and i were too busy having fun!  It was her birthday, as as tradition dictates, she starts it off with a huge chocolate chip pancake.  She made whipped cream for it while i … Continue reading

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Tomatoes! 8-30-12

I’m transplanting my tommy-toe tomatoes and reisentraub tomatoes today. Remember when planting tomatoes, in order to have a sturdy established root system, to plant the tomatoes to the bottom leaves.  The entire stem up to the leaves should be under the … Continue reading

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Baking, Baking, Baking: 8-29-12

This morning i diced up jalapenos from the garden.  Man, they’re hot!  My fingers are still burning.  They’re for my hot jappy cheese bread, because i’m almost sold out at the market.  And this is probably the hottest batch i’ve … Continue reading

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In an Okra Bed: 8-22-12

It’s been so nice out today (so far) that i’ve spent most of the morning in the garden.  i’ve planted an awesome heirloom variety of beets, and black valentine beans (which actually grow green, the seeds are just black).  And … Continue reading

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Rainy Day: 8-21-12

Not much going on at the homestead today.  i wanted to get some more stuff in the ground and just spend the day in the garden, but it’s raining.  Not complaining, i love this weather and so does the garden. … Continue reading

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Fall Gardening: 8-20-12

We spent all weekend in the garden, weeding out the grass and the summer fruits and veggies that are done.  Some of them the heat and drought got to, some were taken by pests, and some just only produce for … Continue reading

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Put it up! 8-16-12

Today i’m canning.  i just got a few bags of white cukes out of the garden, which will soon be cinnamon pickles.  The first step to an awesome crunchy cinnamon pickle is to let the sliced cukes sit in a … Continue reading

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Bagels! 8-15-12

i used to love bagels.  But after finding out how many additives are in prepared food, whether packed or from a restaurant, i quit buying them.  There are so many unnecessary and harmful things in prepared breads, that i quit eating … Continue reading

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More Garden Maintenance: 7-19-12

It really hot out.  But doesn’t seem as bad as last year.  Still, the garden suffers due to the heat, which dries out the plants and evaporates their much needed water.  So today is garden day, at least until it … Continue reading

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Kitchen Time: 7-16-12

Last weekend was the best so far at the farmer’s market.  That’s great, but does make a super busy week for me now to restock my inventory.  This morning i’ve been making english muffins.  One batch at a time, so … Continue reading

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