April Garden Report: Spring Came Late this Year

Unfortunately, the garden is not looking very promising so far this year.  After a long winter with record cold temperatures, we got off to a late start, and I think we may have missed the window for the early-spring vegetables. Here’s what is working this...

March Garden Report

Spring has finally emerged from our crazy-cold winter! Time for a garden report! At least 56 inches of snow and temperatures below zero were tough on me but also on the garden. Certain things that over wintered in previous years, like rosemary, are totally dead, and...

November Garden Report: Green Tomatoes

I thought October might be the last Garden report for the year, but more vegetables just keep coming. In addition to carrots and snowpeas, we had a TON of green tomatoes. We brought them in rather than let them rot outside, but what do you do with them? I’m not...

October Garden Report

                    Fall is finally here, and the leaves seem more beautiful than ever.  My garden is winding down for the year, but here is what happened in October: Fall vegetables are here!  We’ve had plenty...

September Garden Report: Preserving the Harvest

Instead of my usual monthly post about what’s happening in my garden, I decided to write about what it is exactly I do with all those tomatoes … canning! Here is how I do it: What You’ll Need Tomatoes. Roma or plum tomatoes are the best. You need a LOT of...