It’s fall! That means perfect weather for family fun around here. Here are the four best activities we love at our house. 1. Hiking – We love geocaching with our kids, walking through the woods checking the feeder and searching for tracks (I know, right?), and generally just hiking as a family. Sometimes, at the […]
Did you know fall is the season to plant garlic? It is an excellent time to plant other bulbs – daffodils, crocus bulbs, etc so it’s easy to remember, when you think about it that way, to plant your garlic as well. Planting Garlic When you plant garlic you aren’t planting the full bulb. Break […]
This is one of my favorite ways to eat carrots. The sweet flavor of young carrots is such a nice contrast to the zest of the cayenne that it makes a really delicious side dish. Try this on a chilly fall day with carrots picked right from the garden where they will keep under a […]
Broccoli is a great vegetable to grow in the home garden, and despite what many gardeners may think, is a rather low-maintenance plant. Most gardeners who have trouble with broccoli are experiencing the vegetable in the spring. Spring temperatures make this heat-sensitive plant more difficult to grow because broccoli does better when planted in the […]
There is definitely a cool edge to the air in my garden these days, and it’s going to get colder. Even though we don’t have a lot of very cold days in our part of the world, it does freeze in the winter time. The first frost seems to be approaching rapidly, and the plants have stopped growing almost entirely.