Garlic And An Unwelcome Visitor

Compared to the hot summer this year, today is cold, rainy and dreary - just 49 F for a high today and as I write the temperature has fallen to 43 F. Fall is definitely here and there's a hint of winter in the air. Forecasters predict maybe a dusting of snow tomorrow night. But … Continue reading Garlic And An Unwelcome Visitor

Roasted Veggie Harvest and Some Bread

This year I have benefited from an extraordinarily abundant crop of  sweet peppers and carrots which are some of my favorite things from the garden. Roasting veggies are a way of increasing  the richness in taste and  sugar content.  With carrots I start by quartering the larger ones so all of them are about the … Continue reading Roasted Veggie Harvest and Some Bread

Rescue A Poor Onion Harvest

Sometimes not everything works out  and this year onions certainly didn't. There was way too much rain in the beginning and middle of gardening season even raised beds couldn't help. On the west side of the garden there are underground springs (we eventually figured out )  so that was where the first hi-rise raised beds … Continue reading Rescue A Poor Onion Harvest