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You Can Grow That: A Stir Fry Garden

You may recall that one of our New Year’s Resolutions was to grow a stir fry garden. What we’ve learned since then is that most of those veggies grow better for us in the fall. Hey, guess what?!? It’s close enough to fall to start our stir fry veggie garden. Woohoo!!! This post may contain…

putting out fall tomatoes

Putting Out Fall Tomatoes

With our fall tomatoes almost ready to go out into the garden, we couldn’t wait any longer. We spent yesterday morning, before it got too hot to do anything outside, planting the fall tomatoes. Some of them may be a little too small to go out but we’re also running out of seedling growing room.…


More Fall Seeds

Welp, August is halfway done so it’s time for us to start fall veggies. We’ve already started tomatoes. Those are about to go into containers this week. Next up are the seeds for some of the veggies that don’t necessarily need to be direct sowed. This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my…


Keeping the Blogging Lights Bright

You may have noticed, dear readers, a few additions to some of my posts. This sentence may have tipped you off: This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my Disclosure statement here for more info. If it did-great! If it didn’t, here is what’s happening: I’m attempting,  in my clumsy, intermediate-beginner way, to make…


The Resting Garden

The garden has been resting for the past couple of weeks. Once we pulled out the summer veggies that gave up in the crazy heat, it needed to take a breather and regroup. Just like me. This post may contain affiliate links. You can read my Disclosure statement here for more info. Using most of…

clearing out the garden

Clearing Out the Garden

The time has come to give our garden a rest. The heat and humidity of our zone 9A summers has done in the veggies. The soil is dried out from not enough rain and my stubborn refusal, at this point, to water anymore since the plants are at their ends. It’s time for clearing out the garden.

weeping garden

The Weeping Garden

With the onset of July, our garden went into survival mode. By the middle of July and a couple of weeks with the heat index over 100 degrees each day, it took to looking puny. The Wonder Kids said the garden looked like it was crying. So, while my garden not-so-gently weeps for lower temps, let me give you a tour just in case you were struggling with this as well.