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”
About 13 months ago, Sherlock and I moved out of my parent’s house, and into a small apartment in town. Unfortunately, that meant I had to give up my garden space. I want to have a huge garden someday, but it will have to wait until I am able to buy a home. I wishContinue reading “Indoor gardening with the Aerogarden”
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”
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”
This year, I’ve decided to plant a vegetable garden for the first time in many years. It will be small this year, but if I am successful, I will have a crop full of cherry tomatoes, carrots, and peas. I also decided to try starting my garden with seeds, rather than buying plants (except forContinue reading “Starting a garden from seedlings”