Choices, choices, too many choices! And some impatience, too. It’s only January, and I am already dreaming about my garden for this year. I want to grow and preserve more of my own food this year. But, I live in an apartment, and my balcony gets morning shade and afternoon sun. The vegetables that IContinue reading “Deciding what to plant this year”
My little tomatoes have been green for a very long time, seems like it’s been at least a month. But now they are turning red and are getting ready to harvest! I can’t wait to start eating them or canning them!
A few days ago, I checked on my garden, and noticed that one of my tomato plants is finally growing some cherry tomatoes! I grew this plant from seed, and it seems to be developing slowly, but it is very healthy! As for the other plants, I think the peas have died. I have onlyContinue reading “Little green tomatoes”
The strawberry plant is slowly growing and producing more strawberries. I got 5 berries from it yesterday, and they were delicious! But it’s not producing many berries all at once, so I will have to freeze some of them so I can collect enough to make ice cream and other recipes. The peas have producedContinue reading “Garden Update, June 23rd 2020”
When all of this crap that’s been happening this year started a few months ago, I discovered that I really need to work on some survival skills. That includes growing and preserving my own food, just in case the economy collapses from the effects of COVID-19, and the grocery stores in town go out ofContinue reading “Let the canning begin!”
Hello! Yesterday, in my post about my first strawberry, I mentioned that I thought my peas were not doing well. Well, I was wrong! This peapod seemed to magically appear overnight. I can’t wait to taste fresh peas for the first time ever, and to start canning them!
A few months ago, I decided I wanted a vegetable garden this year. I started the seedlings several weeks ago, and they are progressing very well. It’s almost time to plant them. I have a planter, and my family and I have also decided to build a garden bed for my mom’s seedlings. I amContinue reading “Building the garden bed”