Monday Morning Garden Walk

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m slow to get going today. Here’s some garden beauties to get our brains going until the caffeine kicks in. All the bok chois Roses and a few more roses Clementine Zinnias Milkweed


Merryweather Didn’t Make it

We were so very, very excited when we found a monarch on our milkweed a couple of weeks ago. If you follow us on Instagram, we’ve shared the progress of the caterpillar growing. But, we have sad news to report. Merryweather the Monarch didn’t make it. This post may contain affiliate links. You can read…


Our Monarch

This time last year, we had an aquarium full of monarch caterpillars. Our 21 caterpillars eventually grew into 10 monarch butterflies that we released with our neighbors. This year, we didn’t think we were going to grow any monarchs. Imagine our surprise when we found a teeny tiny caterpillar on our milkweed! This post may…


Not What I Had Planned

We are well on our way down the fall gardening path. Mwwwuuuaaahhhhh! No, we’re not. Yet again, it’s time to move on the Plan B. And C. And D. Before we left on our latest excursion, I had started some of or fall veggies. Kale, collards, sour gherkins, and other delicious fall veggies seedlings filled…

ycgt stir fry

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…