The plan to turn our sparse backyard into a beautiful thriving garden is well underway. This year we opted to turn half of the yard into a garden by bringing in 10 yards of dirt and mulch. Getting all of … Continue reading Backyard Garden 2019
Can you believe it has been nearly a year since I last blogged about our garden? A lot has changed in the past year. The biggest change is that we are no longer growing food in Western Washington. Since our … Continue reading Gardening in Idaho
This summer has been pretty amazing for our little garden. At the start of summer, we had plenty of peas, garlic, and herbs like cilantro, parsley, sage, dill and mint. But now we are keeping steady with pole beans, zucchini … Continue reading Garden Haul
It’s been such a cold, wet spring that I’ve been unsure when I would plant our garden this year. We finally hit 70 degrees recently, so I figured I’d take the risk of planting and hope for the best. The … Continue reading Our garden is planted and hopefully it grows
I’ve been feeling a bit like a hippie lately. I drive an electric car, my wife and I have a decent-sized garden, we practice the “if it’s yellow, let it mellow; if it’s brown, flush it down” rule to try … Continue reading I bought a rain barrel, am I a hippie?
The three things I’m taking away from my 2016 garden experience: Wait until May to buy dirt. We bought a 50-50 mix of dirt and compost in late April and you can tell it was the first mix they did. … Continue reading My 2016 garden
On my way out one morning I noticed the kale in our garden was was especially green and growing quite big. For the rest of the day I had it in my head that I wanted some kale chips. Normally I … Continue reading Kale chips, roasted carrots