Tag Archives: Vegetable Garden

Shade for the garden

I mentioned in my last post (about the chard stalks) that I have worked to shade parts of the vegetable garden this summer.  Creating shade for the garden has been on that endless list of mine for the past 2-3 … Continue reading

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Bugs in the garden

I am finally taking some time to work on blog posts that I started 1 month ago, 2 months ago, 3 months ago….. it’s about time. I spotted these worms one day on my therapeutic walk around the back yard … Continue reading

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What’s Growing in my Garden

This past Sunday, over at Not Dabbling in Normal, a few of us shared some photos of things that are growing in our gardens. In my garden a few things are winding down and a few other things are hanging … Continue reading

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Armenian Cucumber (Cucumis melo var. flex­u­o­sus)

My neighbor has been growing Armenian cucumbers (Cucumis melo var. flex­u­o­sus) for a few years now. They are amazing to watch grow and form. Even though we call it a cucumber it is really classified as a melon. Also known … Continue reading

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First tomatoes of the season

On May 15th my neighbor called to tell me that he had one of my tomato plants planted in his garden and I needed to come pick some of them. This is the neighbor where I plant some peppers and … Continue reading

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I get by with a little help from my friends

For those of you that are used to doing your own things (working the garden, around the house, around the yard, trimming your own trees, hauling your own dirt) you completely understand me when I tell you how frustrating the … Continue reading

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Garden update

Back at the end of October, over at Not Dabbling in Normal,  I posted some photos and notes about what was happening in our garden. There was a photo of one of the beds that had recently been raised higher … Continue reading

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