We are back from a wonderful vacation in Ocean City, New Jersey. As much as I wanted to stay longer, gathering shells and soaking in the sun, I knew real life needed my attention back at home. Not to mention a growing garden, and a grumpy cat! So here I am, back to reality, and… Continue reading June Garden Greenery
I love this time of year. We're right on the cusp of summer. This week we have experienced a surge of hot days that have necessitated the use of the sprinkler, water balloons, a generous allotment of limeade popsicles and of course, the grill! I purchased some fingerling potatoes at the market earlier this week,… Continue reading Fingerling Potatoes on the Grill
Hey folks! Taking a quick detour from Thanksgiving Prep Week to participate in another Daily Post Weekly Writing Challenge. We'll return to our regularly scheduled carb-laden goodness tomorrow. I think we all have ways of revisiting our childhood, opening doors to our past. We visit the amusement parks we went to as children, or maybe… Continue reading On Asbury Avenue
The grow camp and deck garden are starting to send the message that the growing season is coming to a close. After an impressive second wind, the bush beans are spent. I don't think I'll be getting much more from them. The tomatoes have also slowed down to a crawl, with only cherry tomatoes still… Continue reading Winding Down?
This past Tuesday, I raked in my best harvest yet - a basketful of pretty purples and greens! The bush beans had dwindled over the past few weeks, but it seems they have gotten a second wind! This is the most I have been able to harvest in one day. The jalapenos are going to… Continue reading Purples and Greens