Greenhouse – it’s started!

Greenhouse – it’s started!

It’s started!  We have the dahlia’s and tomatoes and peppers growing in the greenhouse!  It’s an exciting time of year.  We were able to collect the recent rain so our tanks are starting to fill up. We went to pickup one of the pots we overwintered...
Seeds and Garden Maps

Seeds and Garden Maps

Today was a slow brain day and we managed to get a couple of jobs done that I often put off!  We organized our seeds and updated the garden maps. https://gardenplanner.motherearthnews.com/garden-plans/1233022/ (Main kitchen garden)...
Seeds!

Seeds!

We often get asked where we order seeds from.  The answer is “all over!”  Before 2020, we usually attended Seedy Saturday events.  This year, we ordered seeds online.  (We ordered very early this year as so many places were sold out in the spring of 2020!)...
Root cellar – started!

Root cellar – started!

It’s finally happening!  We’ve had a dream of building a root cellar and we made the plunge… Why a root cellar? Really, we wanted a giant fridge… space to store food and also space for mushroom spawn!  We keep looking at building more fridge...
Roasted Tomato Sauce

Roasted Tomato Sauce

Lots of tasty tomatoes from the greenhouse.  We have been roasted them in the oven and freezing them for the winter.  So delicious!  We had a pizza using the roasted tomato sauce and all we could say, was, WOW. Thanks to Laurra for teaching us how to prepare them this...
Garlic

Garlic

Garlic harvest!  We harvested the garlic at the end of August.  We wanted to let it dry for about a month before planting it again for next year. We have several kinds of garlic. Here’s the ones that have worked well so far: Chesnok Red Crème de la rosa...

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