Garden Update June 3, 2010

Jun 7th, 2010

I haven’t seen an aphid, a slug or a snail, the notorious arch-enemies of spinach, but someone’s been eating my spinach… That’s ok, because the lettuce is so soft and sweet I’m fine to let the mysterious muncher have the majority of the spinach. The pumpkins are promising – A self planted carrot – Cucumbers [...]


Oh How the Garden Does Grow, May 20

May 21st, 2010

Sneaking off the couch and hobbling into the back yard I was rewarded with our very first spring salad – And then over to the north garden to see how the rhubarb was behaving– He may have been waving it in the air like he just didn’t care, but I paid him no mind and [...]


May 7…Frost v the Flowers

May 9th, 2010

It’s hard to tiptoe on the tulips when they are slick with snow– Snow, shmoe, I won’t let it get me down.  The weather changes so fast around here that you might not even notice something very fishy going on in the rhubarb patch.  What, exactly, is this? I’ve had this rhubarb for seven summers [...]


My, What Big Spinach You’ve Got Granny

Jul 9th, 2009

There is a chance, I suppose, that since I’ve deserted it our sweet little garden has runneth over, but I’m not holding my breath.  I’m visiting my mother, and she has shown me how a real garden behaves.  It’s not that my cute little berry patch back in Colorado isn’t special; it is.  But next [...]