Onions are biennial plants, which means the first year they make bulbs (which you typically eat). If you don’t harvest onions the first year, they will come back the second year and... Read More
I think our crawl space is too warm to over-winter potatoes for seeding. Chris planted them anyway today. I guess we’ll just have to wait and see what happens!
Still eating garden veggies!
I used up the last of our red cabbage and onions the other week. We still have nearly an entire crisper drawer in the fridge full of carrots, which are surprisingly still... Read More
Carrots & Onions
We’ve spent much of the weekend outside, working on cleaning up the yard and garden before it snows. I finally picked all of the carrots and onions, and they are stored for... Read More
Now that it’s November, we’ve actually been gardening. Actually, Chris dug up his potatoes the other week, and they are stored for the winter in our crawl space under the steps/pantry. There... Read More
The carrots are ready! Just in time for my kitchen remodel, too. Fortunately, I should be able leave these in the ground until it freezes and they will keep on growing, and... Read More
Flowering Onion (click for a close-up) We’ve never had much luck growing onions or other root crops. In Morris, our soil was too heavy, and root crops were leafy at best. We... Read More
So I’ve been busy this spring and my garden plot and seedlings aren’t what I pictured before we started this year. But thats ok. You can see the row I’ve had planted... Read More
The whole “Winter Gardening” idea didn’t really fly this year. Oh well. Anyway, these are some carrots that we pulled out of the garden the other week. They’re perfectly fine, though it... Read More
Empty Garden (well, almost)
The season is over, and now we need to do some gardening clean-up. After scooping the composting manure out of the back of my truck, we’re going to have to do some... Read More
We haven’t been very good about updating this weblog recently. Something to do with the end-of-the-season-nearing lack of motivation, I guess. Anyway, here are a bunch of carrots that Chris picked from... Read More