Tag: Harvest

October Goals Update 2018

Adios October! And oh my goodness there are only 2 more months this year! However, I feel like we have made the most out of 2018! So, we are ready for November! 1. Expand the garden- ✅it happened! It has been cleaned out and…

September Goals Update 2018

Hello October! September was pretty good to us! I mean, it was my birthday this month! And I got seeds and a compost thermometer (along with other great things!) We were able to still harvest some fruits and veggies and the flowers keep blooming…

Honey, compost and outdoor school

This week was a busy one! All week I drove to the next county over to go to outdoor school and experience it with students from our school. We had a great week, despite the rain and muddiness! The hikes were my favorite part!…

No Spend August Update

How in the world have I not gotten around to updating about our no spend year? Well, the main reason is that it has just started to become a norm for us. And, I can officially say that we made it through the summer…

August Goals Update 2018

Well September, you just snuck right up on us! August helped to grow some delicious food and work in some fun before school started!  And here’s how the goals are going: 1. Expand the garden- ✅it happened! Everything is growing pretty well and I’m…

Walk through the garden 8/30

The garden is still producing lots of yummy food for us and we finally have a watermelon making an appearance! I also peeked in on the glass gem corn and its looking beautiful! I am finally starting to see some Brussel sprouts! I’m hoping…

Canning and back to work

Last week was a long one! Going back to work means prepping for a new school year and SO many meetings. (And sitting in seats made for 8 year olds during those meetings!) I am absolutely exhausted by the end of the day! But,…

A little weekend getaway!

Before we headed out of town, I picked everything that was ready to be harvested! It was a huge harvest! And the yellow cosmos flowers started blooming too! They are so pretty! The pollinator garden has definitely been very pretty this year! Our weekend…

Walk through the garden 8/9/18

My garden, overall, has been doing so well this year! The trellises seem to be helping plants not take up as much room. The tomatoes are all starting to ripen. And, I’m finally starting to see gourds growing larger and sunflowers blooming away! We…

July Goals Update 2018

Hello August! This summer has been an adventurous one with some more to come! And, the garden has been producing lots of food for us too! And here’s how the goals are going: 1. Expand the garden– ✅it happened! Everything is growing pretty well…

Walk through the garden 7/26

It has been raining a lot this week! I need to get out there and weed and pick some pests (squash bugs and Mexican bean beetles) off of the plants! Even though we do have some pests trying to take out some plants, we…

Weekend walk through the garden! 7/21

Hello all!! Gardening has been on the back burner because I have spent 30 hours at the fairgrounds volunteering towards my Master Gardener hours! I’m pretty much finished with my hours for this year! Lucky for me, the plants have been enjoying the hot…