Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Garden Produce

... It's been an all-around challenging year for vegetable gardening -- with some erratic weather to start out and then a long dry spell earlier in the summer.  And yet there are always some successes in any year -- such as beautiful green beans without absolutely no "bean beetle" infestation.   So we continue to enjoy our steady harvest of summer vegetables -- while canning, freezing, pickling, etc. for the winter.  ... Always happy to share some of the bounty !!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Spring Flower Parade Begins

Always a favorite time here -- when the parade of showy spring flowers gets underway.   After a confused beginning we are back on track...  Here is just a sample from the past week.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Spring Freeze

After "April-in-February" -- Winter took back control in mid-March.  Early spring flowers got nipped by a few days of heavy freeze. But nature is resilient -- as are we...