In the Garden

Lettuce’s Last Call

I think this week will be the last harvest for my lettuce. It's big, full, floppy, and crying out to be put into a salad before it's way past its prime. My arugula has flowered, and while I still think its flavor is quite yummy, I think I will be harvesting that, too. Does anyone… Continue reading Lettuce’s Last Call

In the Garden

May Garden Goings On

Time for a garden update! Above: The Salad Bowl lettuce has been harvested. This space will wait for bush bean seeds in a few days. The arugula and "Gourmet Blend" lettuce is still going strong. I will be making a big salad tonight from some of it. Beyond it is the chard... It's really taken… Continue reading May Garden Goings On

In the Garden

7 Lessons Learned My First Year of Gardening

Last year was my first official gardening season. As I journeyed through my first planting and harvests, I took some mental notes on lessons learned for this season. Here they are, in no particular order: 1. It really is so much fresher It seems like a given, but I was amazed at just how fresh… Continue reading 7 Lessons Learned My First Year of Gardening