The greens in our garden have been growing with a vengeance the past couple weeks. Today I picked lots of lettuce, kale, bok choi as well as 3 varieties of basil, some mint, parsley and some Vietnamese cilantro. I shared the wealth with some neighbours… Read More
Gardening in our back yard always seems like an epic battle against entropy. Let your guard down for a few days and chaos takes over. Every now and then I do something back there to score a few points for the forces of order. Today… Read More
I’ve been working on a new Imagination Station back in the little woodland area of our garden.
….in the back garden
Hopefully the ice storms are behind us and the spring we’re feeling today is real. We spent much of the day cleaning up the gardens, and even though we only made progress on the front, it really was progress and the gardens up front are… Read More
With a warm October and 5 indeterminate tomato plants, we continue to pick plenty of delicious tomatoes each day. I’m going to roast these ones down to make a sauce for some fresh pasta, with some fried shiitake mushrooms. We still have lots of larger… Read More
This season, with the hedge between the properties on the south side and the sad sack larch next door both gone, it’s opened up enough sun for tomatoes, and that experiment was a great success. I figure if there is enough sun for tomatoes there… Read More
We’ve been picking tomatoes every day now, and we sure are enjoying them. I especially love tomato sandwiches!
Our Green Zebra tomatoes are starting to ripen. These tomatoes are both astonishingly delicious and freakishly green.