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

In the Garden

Great Growth Under Gray Skies

This past weekend brought copious amounts of much needed rain to our area. So much so, in fact, that we closed up the Grow Camp so it wouldn't get water logged with the rapid rainfall. Sadly, I didn't catch it in time for my microgreen trays. They were swamped. The rest of the garden looked… Continue reading Great Growth Under Gray Skies