Tag Archives: Plant

Freezer cooking on a small scale…

When I say freezer cooking…you say? Eek! No way! You’re a crazy lady! Okay, maybe not, but I’m sure you’re not giddy. Freezer cooking to some sounds like a whole day, 30 meal affair. It does not have to be….. Don’t be scared, it’s not so bad. Freezer cooking does not have to take up …

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Garden Gab Week 20…Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!

The weather here is HOT, that’s not a shocker or a secret. Today is the 35th day in a row that the temperature is expected to hit 100 deg F or higher.  Today is expected to be 107 deg F.   In fact my entire 7 day outlook is 100 deg F or higher.  Meh. The …

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Garden Gab week 19 ~ Food for my family

I’ve been negative lately about the heat. I need to work on that. Gardening makes me happy. It provides food for my family and friends. It relieves stress, and it’s my “thing”. I’m 19 weeks in to gardening this season. 19 weeks seems like a lot, but in gardening it’s very little time. My carrots …

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Garden Gab, Week 18

Cool weather and rain…where for art thou? It’s been crazy hot here, it’s been 100 deg F or higher for a while now. It’s been years since it’s been this hot for this long. I believe the last time we had a heat wave like this it was during the late 1990’s.  It feels like …

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Garden Gab week 16…..

The veggie tales continue…can I say that without mentioning Veggie Tales? Have you ever seen Veggie Tales? Honestly, I love Veggie Tales. I just wish I had kids who were young enough that they still enjoyed the show. I miss Veggie Tales, my husband and I have tried to watch a few of the newer …

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Garden Gab week 15

Here is a peek at my garden this week. The bean plants I planted (well, half of them anyway) have sprouted, are growing and doing great. The other half (which were planted on the other side of the garden box are slow going. My cucumbers are suffering, mostly due to my lawn guy stepping on …

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Garden Gab: Week 14

How is your garden growing this week? My sweet across the alley neighbor watered my garden for me while my family was on vacation.Thanks Becky! We arrived home to find lovely okra growing, more roving strawberry vines and happy little green peppers. I planted more beans once we got home from vacation. They are already …

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Garden Gab….My mother’s garden

If you ever wondered where I got my green thumb, wonder no more.  My father is great with ferns, aloe and hot peppers. My mother has a huge and productive veggie garden. I hope you enjoy these pictures of my mother’s garden and 1 day’s harvest. I’ll update you on my garden’s progress in a …

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Garden Gab Week 12

Hello all! Gardening this week was much better than week 11’s Meh week. Things are growing, the new bean plants I planted last weekend are sprouting. I planted my mint in the side garden where the squash had been. Here’s hoping that the grubs do not like mint. A big, black, fuzzy caterpillar munched my …

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Garden Gab Week Meh.

Did I say week Meh? Yes, that’s what I said. This week (week 11), besides one bright spot that involved a carrot (more on that in a bit), my garden and I both say Meh. MEH! Why Meh you might be asking yourself, or maybe you’re wondering what’s Meh mean… Wikipedia defines Meh as-“Meh” is …

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