Garden Prep 2012


As I’ve mentioned multiple times it rains a lot in Oregon. The last two months has been bad. Many of The Offspring’s softball games had to be moved or postponed because of the rain. Taking care of ones yard and garden gets difficult.

I have to admit I got really lazy… partly because . . . → Read More: Garden Prep 2012

Sun Gold Caprese Salad


For The Offspring’s birthday I made a Sun Gold Caprese Salad hors d’oeuvre platter. It was such a hit that I didn’t have time to get a picture. I have a bunch of the orange Sun Gold tomatoes from my six plants. When I was making dinner last night I made a plate for . . . → Read More: Sun Gold Caprese Salad

Attack of the Mutant Radishes


I have shared a bit about my garden this year. I showed you my beautiful radishes at 4 weeks.

Now… three weeks later… I have mutant radishes!

I have anorexia ones… These two were from the same row – just 6 inches apart! Why is that one (actually it’s not alone) so flipping . . . → Read More: Attack of the Mutant Radishes

They’re back!


Warning… You are going to think I’m insane by the time you finish reading this post…

The other night was sitting on the couch and heard a bug bouncing on the ceiling – you know the sound… like a moth or fly. “UGH!” I instantly thought of Emily’s Tweet about moths being dusty… She . . . → Read More: They’re back!

Garden 2011 Update: 4 Weeks Growth and 2nd Harvest


I had my second harvest yesterday…

I bought Ed Hume radish seeds and chose the Sparkler and Champion radishes. They are SOOOO easy to grow. WOW! It’s been four weeks since I planted my radishes and look at these beauties!

Aren’t they beautiful?!

Since I planted them for Hubby I gave most . . . → Read More: Garden 2011 Update: 4 Weeks Growth and 2nd Harvest

Garden 2011 Update; First Harvest


Remember my Green Leaf Lettuce picture from yesterday’s post?

I’ve had my first harvest!!

It was YUMMY! I think I should have planted MORE lettuce! I wonder if I can still get plants???? I can’t wait for my tomatoes to get orange and red so I can have them in my salad.

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