Category Archives: Garden

Vegetables To Plant In June

Summer is definitely here.  The good news is the spring veggies are ripening, the bad news is, it’s getting tough to be working in the garden.   But, I’m sure many of you are hardcore gardeners like me, and the … Continue reading

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Back Yard and Garden Update in Pictures

I was sitting on my deck when I got home this afternoon and decided to take pictures.  Here are some pictures of what my back yard looks like from my deck, and just for fun, I’ll add a few more. … Continue reading

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Gardening for chickens?

Do you plant your garden according to what your chickens like?  My chicks have eaten all the grass from their section of the yard, or as my dad says, “they turned it into a desert.”   Since they can’t forage … Continue reading

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From Then Till Now

I was looking through my pictures and came upon the pictures from last year.  I can’t believe how different my garden is now.  Who would have guessed one year could bring so much change.  Between the chickens and adding the … Continue reading

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Vegetables to plant in January

I can’t believe how time flies.  Here we are halfway through January and I am finally putting this list out. The weather here in zone 8b this year has been strange, to say the least.  We have had a few … Continue reading

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Vegetables to Plant in December

Time is just flying by.  I just can’t believe Christmas is just 18 days away.  I know everyone is busy but if you have a little empty room in your garden and are so inclined here is a list of … Continue reading

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Garden Update

The weather here has been warm and it seems my garden is really loving it.  We had our first frost about two weeks ago, and of course I forgot to write down the date.  I really need to get better … Continue reading

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Garden Update for November

I wish the weather everywhere in the country was as nice as the weather we have been having.  We had a bit of a cool down mid October with temps dipping into the 40’s at night, but for the most … Continue reading

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Garden Update and Vegetables To Plant In September

Wow, I can’t believe fall is right around the corner.  The temperatures are falling and the days are getting shorter.  I replanted my garden in August, for the second round of summer veggies along with a few winter veggies.  It seemed … Continue reading

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Bees, the Good and the Bad

Bees are vital to the success of our veggie gardens, with nearly one third of our food crops being pollinated by bees.  Bee populations are down, but here are a few things we as gardeners can do help attract bees … Continue reading

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