Gardens, Peas, Spring Planting, Vegetable Garden

Finally….Peas Planted!

Last Friday I think the temperature actually hit 60 F, and it was sunny and almost....gasp...spring-like. We finally got into the garden! Then on Sunday and Monday new icicles started forming. Temps dipped back into the 20s. Then came the deluge with inches of rain. Today, while certainly not spring-like, was nonetheless the day for… Continue reading Finally….Peas Planted!

Gardens, Raised Beds, Spring Planting, Vegetable Garden

Are We Late? A Brief History of Spring

With the snow almost entirely melted after yesterday's storm, it's time to start thinking seriously about prepping the garden beds and planting those first seeds in the vegetable garden.┬áIt feels like a late start this year, but as I look back through pictures (like the one below), I see that we didn't even start to… Continue reading Are We Late? A Brief History of Spring

Husk Cherries, Recipes, Vegetable Garden

Husk Cherry Salsa

Boy do we love husk cherries! They may be our favorite new-to-us crop this season, and we sure have a lot of them! While there are a millions things to do with them, one of our favorites is to make husk cherry salsa and serve it over fish. In fact, we just harvested the remainder… Continue reading Husk Cherry Salsa