2016 Planting Begins!
It’s official! Garden planting for 2016 has begun. We’re gambling against the 10-day forecast, and hoping to stay free of a hard frost. We put in peas back in March, and they... Read More
2015 at VEGarden
This post comes an entire year late. 2016 is the year we start keeping track of our gardening again… I’ve made some aesthetic updates to the site, and have plans to start... Read More
2014 at VEGarden
We’re still here! This has been quite the busy year with a toddler, home improvement projects, and ongoing life changes. But we’re still gardening, and still slowly transforming the yard into our... Read More
The Obligatory Giant Zucchini Post
If you have a garden, you are familiar with this scenario. Late in the spring, you start to get the fresh veggie fever. One of the easiest plants to grow is zucchini... Read More
Cabbage Patch Kid
Cedar and I spent much of the day yesterday discovering new things in the garden. I couldn’t resist taking a few pictures of him with the cabbage.
The Garden Grows
Things got off to a late start. First, we had a baby. He is almost 8 months old now, and really enjoys “helping” out in the garden. I’m sure he’ll be digging... Read More
You all have this growing in your garden: It’s called Purslane. It is native in India and Perisia, and has marked its territory as an invasive (edible) weed all over the United... Read More
I took a bit of time to weed the garden this afternoon, and this guy let me get very, very close.
King of the North Grapes
Three years ago, we purchased 100+ grape vines from Great River Vineyard, in an attempt to green our chain link fence. There are a couple of grapes on the fence that are... Read More
Just a quick comparison picture: 10 days of growth. June 24th and July 4th. Have a wonderful holiday weekend!
Tomato Spirals, Revisited
I first posted about tomato spirals here; you can find a few more entries by searching “spirals” on this site. I finally had some time to prune and tie up my tomatoes... Read More
A slow start…
If I’ve learned anything this year, it’s that having an infant, a full time job, and a vegetable garden is difficult. Especially when I create massive projects with cement blocks for myself.... Read More