Life in Grandma’s Garden

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 […]

Organic Photography

Organic Photography

Last week’s prompt for the Be Still – Fifty Two class was Organic. I found all manner of inspiration for this prompt at the garden this morning. First order of business–for the class and for the garden–was to check out the peas! I picked the first pods of the season and, later at home, delved into […]

Still Life | Real Life

Still Life | Real Life

The Be Still – Fifty Two class is a study in still life photography. Still as in quieting ourselves and being still; and still as in photographing groupings of inanimate objects. The object of the lesson I worked on today was to document our life by capturing real life images. I worked in silence today […]

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