Tag Archives: spring garden

Spring Prepping: 2-14-13

I promised the gardeners that came to the market on Saturday an update on my garden and preparations for spring.  I’ve started some plants by seed, germinating in the bay window in my dining room.  These are the plants that take longer to … Continue reading

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Ugh! Squash Bugs: 5-31-12

i’ve had a busy day in the garden so far.  It’s The Attack of the Squash Bugs- Part II.  i had only noticed a few actual bugs recently, but the plants are rapidly deteriorating. The leaves are yellowing and dying. … Continue reading

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Sowing Seeds: 5-30-12

Most people that i speak to aboutgardening, which is often, seem to think that it is too late in the season to sow seeds.  That is just not true. i understand that Texas in the summer is normally under drought … Continue reading

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What is chutney? 5-24-12

This is a great day to fly a kite!  It’s pretty windy up here in north Texas, but not the brutal gusty wind.  A nice, hard, breezy, kite-flying kind of wind.  i’ll have to make time for my kite at … Continue reading

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Lessons from Pole Beans: 5-21-12

This past weekend at the Farmer’s Market was much batter than the week before.  The weather was nicer so we were pretty busy.  But i sold out of so much stuff, that this is going to be a very busy … Continue reading

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It’s all about the Okra: 5-17-12

Thursday’s are always spent getting everything together for the market on Friday, but i don’t have much to do, as far as that goes.  We’ve pretty much developed a routine and aren’t running around like crazy on Thursdays anymore. So … Continue reading

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Gardening For Real: 5-16-12

THE GARDEN WILL GET TENDED TO TODAY! i actually didn’t have much time to spend in the garden yesterday.  i did get the cukes trained up the trellises i planted them by.  Some of them were trying to grow out into … Continue reading

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Pasta Day: 5-14-12

Howdy Homesteaders! i know it’s been quite a while since i last posted, but i did not fall off the face of the earth, as it seems some of my friends and readers thought i did.  it’s been crazy busy around … Continue reading

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3-28-12, Wednesday

Apologies to all of my readers that i’ve neglected recently.  i have not had time to get on the computer, so let’s catch up. Friday went well at the farmer’s market and i completely sold out of bread and kale chips, so … Continue reading

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3-12-12, Monday

We had a pretty productive weekend, considering it was raining most of the time.  We got a few hundred pounds of organic manure and humus to fill another raised bed to put more strawberries in.  i found straw at the … Continue reading

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