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Tag Archives: chives
I spy, with my own eye…something yellow!
Yesterday was a lovely, still, sunny day with a high temp of 39 degrees F. We’ve actually had seven sunny days out of eight, above freezing during the day but freezing at night. A lovely start to March! I headed … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged chives, crocus, first blooms of spring, Indiana gardening, potager, Spring 29 Comments
March: Monthly Review
I think everyone is relieved to have March end. It has been a stressful month for the entire world. We pray that we won’t look back after April and think that maybe March wasn’t so bad after all! There hasn’t … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged chives, gardening, harvest records, kitchen gardens, March, monthly review, peas, potager, radishes 1 Comment
8th Seeding & Welcoming blooms!
We must have brought the sunshine with us from Florida! Our local weatherman announced that yesterday was the most sunshine Indiana has had since January 5th!!! And happily, the sunshine continues today. Lots more of the “Cream Beauty” crocuses … Continue reading
Posted in Seeding, Uncategorized Tagged chives, crocuses, dwarf iris, garlic, growing vegetables, Indiana gardening, kitchen garden, Potager, radicchio 13 Comments
A Day of Firsts!
After a long spell of cold, rainy weather it is suddenly 87 degrees and total sunshine! The slight drawback are the 50 mph winds that are really drying things out. I’ve had to water the flats on the outside benches … Continue reading
Posted in chives, gardening, herbs, kitchen gardens, Potager, Uncategorized Tagged berries, cabbage worms, chives, first blooms, gardening, peas, snow peas, strawberries 14 Comments
Last Harvest, First Harvest
Today I dug the very last of the potager’s 2016 crops: “Parisian”carrots. This is the first time in forty years that I’ve left crops to overwinter in the garden. Always before, everything not eaten immediately was harvested and canned, frozen, … Continue reading
Posted in gardening, harvest, kitchen gardens, Potager, preserving, raised beds, Uncategorized, vegetable gardening Tagged carrots, chives, gardening, harvest, kitchen gardens, Parisian carrots, planting, potager, raised beds, storage 17 Comments