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PLANT HARVEST COOK · 1Y ago

Hoping to beat the rain

Looks like we have rain predicted every day for the next two weeks, so I need to take advantage of the warmer afternoons like today, where the rain isn't expected till later in the day. This...
PLANT HARVEST COOK · 1Y ago

More gardening weather for a day or two

It was overcast the whole time I was gardening and then when I called it a day, the sun came out.Today and tomorrow are a bit warmer so I'm taking advantage of these milder afternoons and ge...
PLANT HARVEST COOK · 1Y ago

Planting weather

It's been over 9 months since my last blog post here and so much has happened. My husband Jim passed away two and a half months ago after a  5 year battle that he fought with optimism and co...
PLANT HARVEST COOK · 1Y ago

Spring planting is well under way

We've had fresh strawberries for close to two weeks now. This unseasonably warm spring has everything coming in early.  Lettuce has been ready for a couple of weeks, and I'll harvest my firs...
PLANT HARVEST COOK · 1Y ago

Spring fever and spring planting

Well, with spring officially a week away, I'm planning on what I can find the time and energy to do in the garden this week. In another day or two the temperatures will be climbing up to the...
PLANT HARVEST COOK · 1Y ago

Lobster and pasta and end of season garden review

We wound up going out for Mexican food last night since the lobster tails didn't defrost in time to make the lobster tails diavolo with pasta dinner I had planned. Jim said if they haven't d...
PLANT HARVEST COOK · 1Y ago

Time to look up tomato recipes

The big beefsteaks are coming in heavily now, so much so that I'm not minding sharing some with the little furry or feathered thieves who have been helping themselves to some of this abundan...
PLANT HARVEST COOK · 1Y ago

Tomato bruschetta

I have tomatoes coming in in droves, so we've had tomato bruschetta and tomato sandwiches for lunch the past few days, as well pastas made with all the cherry tomatoes. Cucumbers are also co...
PLANT HARVEST COOK · 1Y ago

A little zucchini goes a long way

A little zucchini goes a long way and what do you do with all of it is usually the gardeners dilemma.We had my take on zucchini fries for lunch the other day which was a nice change from zuc...
PLANT HARVEST COOK · 1Y ago

This years gardens

Our first cherry tomatoes are ripening - got the first one about four days ago. The snow pea pods have been overly abundant this year and I will definitely plant less next year. Beans, cucum...