An Almost All Homegrown Dinner!

By P.C. Zick – @PCZick Last night we managed to eat a meal, mostly provided by our garden, with a table graced with flowers from plants and herbs gone to seed, along with a very few wild irises growing at the edge of the woods in our backyard.The tall purple flowers are radishes; the longContinue reading “An Almost All Homegrown Dinner!”

Early June and the Garden is Growing

The garden is growing at a rapid pace. We only have four more tomato plants to put in the ground and then it’s time to sit back and wait for the bounty. We have frozen 40 bags of spinach, and I still have two bags in the refrigerator. Last night I steamed some to goContinue reading “Early June and the Garden is Growing”

Night falls in Raccoon Township

By P.C. Zick – @PCZick My  husband bends over the soil, gently poking his onion seedlings into the ground. His concentration on the task rivals the greatest of Zen masters. He’s in a race to beat the rain hanging heavy in the dusk of day. Birds swoop low to the recently filled feeders. I imagineContinue reading “Night falls in Raccoon Township”