Edible Garden

Mary, Mary quite contrary how does your garden grow? Considering that I do not have a green thumb I’m going to say that mine is doing rather well!  This is all new to me! Sun, soil, water, growing seasons!  I’m discovering where things grow best in winter vs summer on our property. I have the…

My Tomato the Hero

Last summer my goal was to have an edible garden in our home. Even though I’m very far away from having a French Laundry type of set up I am proud of the progress I’ve made. Specially considering that I don’t really have a green thumb. I’ll get to taking pictures of all of our boxes…

It’s Spring!

It’s the season to get into the garden again!  I’m excited because last fall I dipped my toe into the whole edible garden thing and now I’m ready to dive in! I told you all about the blueberries and the vertical garden. Over the winter…I know, if you live in the Northeast United States you’re…

Vertical Garden

  It’s been so long since I was last on here.  We had many projects come together during the summer. But, then the girl’s started school and I was overwhelmed.  Both girls are now going either full time or part time. You’d think it would give me more time to write.  But to be honest, I needed…

Blueberries

Blueberries. The girls eat them by the fistfuls. Organic blueberries are not cheap. I’m going broke!  I decided it was time to invest in blueberry bushes. I bought two. I had no idea you could grow blueberries in Southern California. I thought they needed cool places like Oregon and Washington.  But a friend of ours has blueberries.…