LettuceContinue reading “What I’m Eating In Early June”
I thought I had planted nine Meyer lemon seeds – 3 chitted and 6 direct sown….
…..and yet… I now count….Continue reading “The Mystery of the Multiplying Meyer Lemons”
I’ve shown photos of the Community Garden here, but it’s actually a Community Garden and Orchard.
Above the garden area, separated by a small forest of trees and a creek, there is a very large slope which is mostly grass, but around which we’ve scattered fruit trees and other edibles. Let me give you a photographic tour:Continue reading “The Community Orchard”
This spring we cleaned out the zinnia hedge pretty thoroughly. You might remember that I posted this photo of the zinnias being planted.Continue reading “Evidence for the No Dig Method”
As I was pulling horsetail out of the blueberry patches this weekend (again), I noticed that the blueberry bushes had formed recognizable (not yet ripe) blueberries. So soon?! It’s only spring!Continue reading “The Community Garden At the End of May”
One thing I’ve been enjoying this spring is making little mini bouquets of chive flowers.Continue reading “Chive Bouquets”
While the community garden raspberry patch is looking swell, Nate is looking forward to harvesting raspberries right on his very own balcony!
The other week, while on an evening walk, Nate and I came across two potted raspberry plants sitting by the road with a FREE sign stuck to them. We couldn’t say no to raspberries, so we took one home with us. Thank you neighbor!Continue reading “More Raspberries!”
Every spring in the community garden, we look forward to the asparagus. Asparagus is one of the first crops out of the garden. At the community garden, we have an asparagus harvesting schedule: in April and May we sign up in groups of 2-3 for a week of asparagus harvesting. Last week was my week.Continue reading “Harvesting Asparagus and Making Asparagus Pie”
Last week, I harvested the first few stems of rhubarb of the season from the garden.Continue reading “What’s so great about rhubarb?”