Tag Archives: garden
We dug up this year’s garlic a week and a half ago. It dried in the sun a couple days, I cut the greens off, the bulbs/stalks went into the garage for a week, and today I finally cleaned the … Continue reading
Cool weather plants are doing well in our garden this year. We got just shy of 3lbs of peas from an 8foot row. No idea if that is “good”, but it is a better yield than we’ve ever gotten before.
Literally cherry. Not cherries. Two years ago we planted two cherry trees. I could have sworn it was one year ago! The reward though is starting to come in now. We had one singular cherry set and mature this year … Continue reading
Last summer I’d have said it couldn’t have been a cooler, wetter summer in the Portland area. Until this summer. Last year’s June output from our solar panels was 251kWh. This year it was 244kWh…a few percent less. July’s on … Continue reading
It’s lemon meringue pie time…
Yesterday it got almost up to 70F and our two cherry trees (Van and Rainier) finally opened their blossoms up. I wasn’t around at all to watch for pollinators. The weather’s changed back to rainy spring weather now so little … Continue reading
Today’s brought yet another inch of rain. But it’s also brought an inch of our first asparagus poking up through the soggy, cold soil!
We are having our first salad from the greens that I started early in the cold frame!