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

Melons – Sweet Melons

A few years ago Bob, a fellow gardening friend, introduced me to melons that easily grow in northern climates. Now I hadn't tried to grow melons for many years after a run-in with all the bugs, powdery mildew and bacterial wilt that seem drawn like magnets to melons. Said I would never do it again … Continue reading Melons – Sweet Melons

Garden Harvests,TLC and a Flower

First green beans were harvested today! These are heirloom Strike green beans which are about five inches long. So sweet and tender when  they're harvested fresh from the garden. Carrots too, are always a welcome veggie year around in our home and daily salad.  Nantindo a Nantes type is a hybrid that I pick up as untreated seed. … Continue reading Garden Harvests,TLC and a Flower