Category Archives: Our Gardens

Gorgeous!

I’m sad that it’s taken me this long to get around to posting about the yarn my newest fairy, X, who wants to remain anonymous, sent weeks ago. I delayed even opening the box until we had finished painting our … Continue reading

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Crunchy Blueberries

This summer I experimented with dehydrating blueberries. I had read that, because they have a natural “waxy” coating, blueberries need to be cut in half before drying, so I picked out the biggest from the day’s picking and carefully cut … Continue reading

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BUG Update – no photos

A few days after I wrote that post about the Glorious Bugs on our blueberry bush, I noticed that one of the caterpillars had disappeared and the remaining one’s red ‘antlers’ looked like someone had nibbled on them! Now he’s … Continue reading

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Glorious BUGS

That title is meant as warning for those of you that wouldn’t like to be surprised by a photo of an insect. I hope that you will take at least a little peek – I start out with a couple … Continue reading

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A Garden Report and #31

Everything grows so quickly this time of year! Veggie-wise, the snow pea harvest has passed, but now we’re enjoying fresh green beans. And I just picked the first of what I hope will be many, many tender little yellow squash. … Continue reading

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Cherry Raisins?

It’s late in the season but our cherry tomatoes are still producing far more than we can eat fresh. Dehydrating worked so well for peaches; I’m going to try it on the extras. I’ll let you know how they taste.

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Just Peachy

Never did I imagine that we would ever get more peaches off our two little trees than we could fit into our freezer. But the freezer is full and this is how our kitchen counter and stove still looked! We … Continue reading

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