Tag: Harvest

2021 Goal Setting!

Happy New Year! 2020 was an interesting year. I quit sewing for fun, and instead spent time sewing many masks and surgical caps. I started teaching from home and had to brush up on high school math and science skills. And, I found a… Continue Reading “2021 Goal Setting!”

You’re right, we aren’t living on Little House on the Prairie

Last month I had an unkind message sent to me saying that I needed to stop pretending that I live this little house on the prairie life. That hurt. It didn’t really hurt because I thought that I am living a lifestyle like that.… Continue Reading “You’re right, we aren’t living on Little House on the Prairie”

Finally, a new post!

Wow! June was my last post! I am back and hoping to start sharing more of what I have been up to! Over the summer, the garden produced all kinds of huge fruits! I grew cushaw squash that were over 20 pounds: My Dickinson… Continue Reading “Finally, a new post!”

Walk through the garden 6/30/20

It’s the last day of the month, so I wanted to share what’s going well and what’s a work in progress! The San Marzano tomatoes are growing the best. The cucumbers are growing well, so far this year! I will totally admit that I… Continue Reading “Walk through the garden 6/30/20”

Walk through the garden 6/25

Does anyone else see other gardens and then get worried that yours isn’t great enough? Like garden envy? Turns out that social media is pretty great at only showing the pretty pictures! So, before I show my pretty pictures, know that flea beetles are… Continue Reading “Walk through the garden 6/25”

Weekend walk through the garden 6/14/20

Hello all! I have been gone for a little while! I have been teaching from home and basically hibernating. But, I have still been planting tons of plants in hopes of harvesting lots of food! So, I figured that I would show how well… Continue Reading “Weekend walk through the garden 6/14/20”

The start of the garden!

This year I decided that I would sprout the seeds that I was growing first to make sure that they were viable. It has been working out well! I have been busy planting and preparing the beds on the pretty days. So far, I… Continue Reading “The start of the garden!”

Rebooting the Victory Garden

A quick history lesson on the Victory Garden: Citizens were first encouraged to turn yards and vacant lands into food producing gardens in 1917 and they were called “war gardens.” During WW2, they were called “victory gardens” and they were a way to get… Continue Reading “Rebooting the Victory Garden”

2019 Goals Finale!

Hello 2020! After staying up finishing my quilt on New Year’s Eve, I am proud to say that my goals went pretty well this year! 2019 can be best described as the craziest roller coaster ride that I have ever been on. The ups… Continue Reading “2019 Goals Finale!”

Beautiful December Week!

It has been so incredibly warm this week! Like, 60 degrees warm! I won’t complain at all! Let me share my favorite thing that I got for Christmas: I plan on riding this sweet ride to and from work when the weather allows. It… Continue Reading “Beautiful December Week!”