VEGarden: Now Mobile
It’s nothing terribly fancy – but our garden blog is now optimized for your mobile viewing pleasure! Now, I just need to get a cell phone with a better camera so I... Read More
Peas ready for planting!
There’s just something about that first “real” day of spring… The forecast was correct – and then some. It hit 70º today for the first time in many, many months! We got... Read More
2012 vs. 2013
It’s crazy how much the weather in Minnesota can vary from one year to another. Here are a couple of pictures from last April 19th: Compare the beautiful April spring weather last... Read More
Just a few pictures from June 3rd. Red Bell Peppers: Cole Crops (cabbage, broccoli, brussels, cauliflower): Sweet Corn: The Garden, June 3rd: The strawberries are done for the spring, but... Read More
More Daffodils and a Duck
It’s been a chilly week so far – not much time spent outside. Since the blog is has quite a few sunflower and daisy pictures already, I figured I could use this cold snap... Read More
March showers bring…daffodils and a flowering plum tree! Our Nichols Plum Tree exploded this morning with beautiful flowers. I was looking back on previous posts, and when we planted the tree in 2010,... Read More
We’ve had an exceptionally warm late winter/early spring – but it looks like we’re finally heading into a new season here. The magnolia trees are in bloom all over the Twin Cities.... Read More
A Different Angle
It has been really warm this spring (3+ days at 80ºF in Minnesota…) – and the grass is green. The wood ticks are out, and I like to imagine this is what... Read More
Blogging Season Begins
It is March 16th, and apparently in Minnesota this means that tomorrow is planting day. We’ve had an unseasonably warm winter – and unfortunately, unusually dry as well. Little snow mixed with... Read More
Let the Garden Planning Begin!
I should be working…but it’s a beautiful sunny day and spring is fast approaching. So, my inner dork is taking over for a few minutes. I know some of you do the... Read More
It Finally Feels like Spring!
I finally started hardening off tomatoes and peppers this week. Last year I decided to start fewer plants inside, and purchase more at the local greenhouse… but I ended up buying seeds... Read More