My June Garden

The garden is so exciting at this time of year! Trellises are up. Cucumbers, squash and melons are happily spreading their vines up the netting while their flowers are blooming with the promise of potential produce. Zucchini have started to yield with the Green Machine variety bearing the first zucchini of the season. This type … Continue reading My June Garden

Plants, Seeds and Blooms

I love this weather when the temperature reaches into the seventies with a light, summery breeze blowing on my face. Lettuce and other greens are producing now and the garden is developing in stages. Sweet peppers are in before the rain tomorrow. Eighteen plants fit nicely in one of the big raised beds (4'x10'x2') in … Continue reading Plants, Seeds and Blooms

Roasted Veggie Harvest and Some Bread

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