Tag Archives: Six on Saturday

The Last Tomato

January 7th, the date we ate the last fresh tomato of the 2021 season! It was only after I diced it up to put on tacos that it dawned on me that I should take a photo of the final … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Dec. 4th

It’s been a good while since I last wrote, not because I had nothing to say but because outdoor work has been keeping me away from the computer! I’ve been pushing hard to get all the bulbs planted, gardens tidied … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Oct. 23

Only one week of October is left, and we’ve yet to have a frost! Highly unusual, but I’m not complaining at all. The days have been sunny and reasonably warm, with chilly evenings down in the mid 40’s to 50’s. … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Sept 4

It’s the first Saturday in September, and it’s definitely beginning to feel as if autumn is just over the horizon. Local tv stations reported that the Farmers’ Almanac predicts we will have a longer, harsher winter so that may mean … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Aug 14

It’s yet another Saturday, hazy from the western wildfires all the way here to Indiana! It’s been hot and humid, with hardly any rain still but somehow with the heavy morning dew the crops are managing. August is always an … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Floweriferous

If there isn’t such a word as “floweriferous,” there certainly should be! This is the time of year that if a gardener skips a visit to his/her garden for a day, there will certainly be new surprises missed. New blooms … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: June 5

It’s Saturday, and I begin this selection of six with this photo, which asks the question “Who’s eating all the leaves off my marigolds?” These are in the fenced in potager, so it’s not an animal (although squirrels easily climb … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: May 29

This final “Six on Saturday” for May 2021 begins with the first rose of the season! As you can see, we had a bit of welcome rain during the night washing all the dust that had settled on every surface … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: May 15

It’s mid-May already! I think to begin the Six for this Saturday, the thing that pleases me most is that it has FINALLY warmed enough that I can take the plastic off the berry boxes and not fear for frost … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: May 8, 2021

It’s a beautiful Saturday morning with clear skies and crisp, cool air (44 degrees F) after a thunderstorm moved through last evening. We’ve had several brief showers this past week, which has made it perfect for potting up plants for … Continue reading

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