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The Last Pepper!
Farewell to the last of the 2021 pepper crop eaten fresh, the “Sweet Apple Green” bell pepper pictured above. This variety from Seeds N Such has become one of our favorites for its sweet flavor, thick walls, and bright chartreuse … Continue reading
Six on Saturday: July 4th 2020
Happy July 4th! It’s a glorious day here in Indiana! Hard to limit to six for this Saturday, because the daylilies are opening everywhere, the potager’s plants are becoming loaded with produce, and everywhere I look there is color and … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged cipollini, gardening, growing your own food, Indiana gardening, kitchen gardens, melons, peppers, potager, Six on Saturday, sunflowers 19 Comments
It’s Time to Plant the Peppers!
Despite the fact that the ground is snow-covered, the wind is blowing and the temperature was -5 degrees F at dawn, it is time to seed the peppers. This is the first crop that will need the bottom heating mat, … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged growing from seed, growing your own food, Indiana gardening, kitchen gardens, peppers, potager 3 Comments
Mad Hatter Peppers
The seed catalogs are arriving daily and dreams and hopes for next season’s “best ever” harvest are spiraling upward. As you are planning next year’s garden, may I suggest a new pepper variety to try? As a Garden Writer of … Continue reading
Six on Saturday-Aug. 12
Can it be Saturday already? Apparently it is, so here are my six selections for this week. Having been away at the Garden Writers’ conference for a week, the garden was unsupervised, but behaved surprisingly well! I was delighted to … Continue reading
July in Review
“Fast and furious” best describes the changing gardens this month. We’ve had a few hot, humid days that are typical of July here in central Indiana, but for the most part it has been cooler than normal. Thus, many mornings … Continue reading
Potager June Review
June was a month of huge progress in the potager, although it is still hard for me to believe that it has been a full month since the May review! First of all, all those luscious rows of peas … Continue reading
Posted in gardening, harvest, kitchen gardens, Lettuce, monthly review, peppers, Potager, shallots, Uncategorized, vegetable gardening Tagged beans, cabbage, gardening, garlic, growing vegetables, harvest, kitchen garden, Lettuce, monthly review, okra, peppers, potager, shallots, tomatoes 14 Comments
If you go away…..
things happen! D and I decided to go to the Memorial Golf Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. Normally, I would hate to leave the gardens, but things were pretty well caught up (at least until I can start hauling mulch) and … Continue reading
Posted in gardening, kitchen gardens, peppers, Potager, Uncategorized Tagged beans, first blooms, gardening, kitchen gardens, peppers, potager, tomato blooms 12 Comments