Don’t Try this at Home

Subtitle: I must be nuts. It began as a cloudy rainy Saturday. The crisper overflowed with vegetables we couldn’t possibly eat this weekend. And another kit of home brew (American pale ale) awaited brewing. For a few sane moments, I thought about breaking the tasks into a two-day event. But it was the Siamese loveContinue reading “Don’t Try this at Home”

Enjoying the Bounty

By P.C. Zick @PCZick I spent last night in a whirlwind in the kitchen. I decided it was time to use up all the bounty in some way. My husband picked broccoli in the morning because the rabbits have discovered the leaves of the plant and love to munch on them. We had a bagContinue reading “Enjoying the Bounty”

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”

Raspberries and Spinach

By P.C. Zick – @PCZick We spent Memorial Day weekend trying to get all the plants in the ground. My husband started all the plants from seeds beginning in February. Some of those original seedlings traveled from Key West all the way back to our home near Pittsburgh encased in wet paper towels and heldContinue reading “Raspberries and Spinach”