Apple Guild Flowers

Along with comfrey, false indigo, and a couple of other deeply rooted bushes, Chris planted an annual/perennial flower mix in our apple guild this spring. I forgot to take pictures when the...
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Summer’s End

One of the odd things about gardening in Minnesota is just as the weather starts to change to fall, the signature summer fruit (watermelon) is ready to be harvested! My mom told...
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Super Sweet Corn

We planted four varieties of super sweet corn this summer. According to Johnny’s seed catalog: “Super Sweets are sweeter than the other corn types at harvest and retain their sweetness and crisp...
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Tomato Season!

Today’s Pick: After months of waiting, the tomatoes are finally ripening! Our small purple eggplants are still producing like crazy, and we are now getting large purple eggplants as well. The zucchini...
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Green Tomatoes

My tomato spirals are holding up very well! They get a bit skinny at the top, so you can’t pull the entire vine through. I’ve tied a few heavy branches to the...
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Volunteers

One of my favorite things to shop for in the winter is sunflower seeds (usually from Johnny’s). I bought 6 or 8 varieties for the 2011 growing season, and they are making...
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