Life in Grandma’s Garden

The September 6 Garden

The September 6 Garden

Things are beginning to wind down in the community garden. A couple of gardeners have already cleaned their plots out completely but there’s still lots of action happening in the Hoye garden. We’ll be eating the last lettuce we’ll enjoy this year for dinner this evening. I don’t buy lettuce out of season so it […]

The July 22 Garden

The July 22 Garden

Gardens are a form of autobiography. ~ Sydney Eddison The garden is looking a little bare in some spots because we’ve been harvesting a lot of produce in recent weeks. I harvested the last of the green beans a couple of days ago. We’ve feasted on the tender young beans, I’ve got a shelf full […]

The July 5 Garden

The July 5 Garden

We’re just home from the garden where I picked another bucket of green beans. I decided to grow them after I made dilly beans last year (with beans bought from the farmer’s market) that we enjoyed immensely. I wanted to grow my own this year and make some more. I chose Venture Blue Lake bush beans and […]

The June 22 Garden

The June 22 Garden

Thanks to the early spring and warm (hot!) weather we enjoyed this spring the garden is ahead of schedule. I’m beginning to wonder if I overplanted in some areas but it will all work out in the end. Thought I’d take on on a tour of the garden this first day of summer. Seems like […]

Being Still In Early June

Being Still In Early June

It’s been hot. Unseasonably warm for so early in the season and it’s not even officially summer yet. Yesterday someone told me they heard we were in for the hottest summer this area has seen in sixty years. Given our early spring and the hot weather we’ve been experiencing for the past couple of months […]

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