Category Archives: Journal entries
And they have an extensive vegetable garden, half of which you can’t see in these pics. Thanks to the Percy’s for sharing their garden on behalf of the Idaho Botanical Garden.
Special thanks to Carol at May Dreams Gardens for arranging our monthly gardening love fest.
A couple days ago, I received a beautiful, fresh, Oregon grown “snowflake” from the P Allen Smith Holiday Collection. As part of their bloggers’/writers’ challenge, I dolled mine up with “local” bits and pieces in regional spirit of the season. … Continue reading
Click on the link to get the scoop: http://www.riverinteractive.com/rivermornings/msf/233627591.html. Shake it. Shake it again. Tap it on the ground. If you are happy with the results (read: if you aren’t covered with dead tree needles), ask the tree lot attendant … Continue reading
Plan â€¢ Think about increasing your garden growing space next season. â€¢ Make note of the winners and losers: which varieties performed abundantly? â€¢ Save seeds from late harvest vegetables such as squash, gourds, pumpkins. Prepare and maintain â€¢ Leave … Continue reading
I did it again. Bought more spring flowering bulbs. Lots more. This order: tulips and narcissus. But not just any tulips and narcissus. No, after a while you become a connoisseur. Right. I like to tell myself that. What really … Continue reading
This is the perfect time of year to select and plant trees. Armed with my camera or smartphone, and a notepad, I go around town, snapping up photos of the best and the brightest: trees with good autumn color. A … Continue reading
Just picked (abundant pole beans), just sauteed (Walla Walla onions), just pickled (cauliflower in beet juice), just fried (organic bacon), and finally, just grilled: rosemary olive oil bread. And now, I will run out and pick a bunch of ripe … Continue reading
Planning â€¢ If you havenâ€™t already sketched out the garden as it was this year, do so now. â€¢ If you admired a new and different vegetable or fruit in a friendâ€™s gardenâ€”or at the fairâ€”make a note of that. … Continue reading