Tag Archive: fall garden

I’m ready, baby.

Seed catalogs are rolling in and I'm amazed yet again at how quickly that area of my brain (and soul) is rejuvenated and ready for more. I mean, my work has slowed down considerably now, but it really wasn't that long ago that the work was still steady and the food was screaming to be harvested and stored. It reminds me that we are so resilient. We can be bone-tired one day and still find new energy and strength the next. Anyway, the garden has been gifted to the chickens for the rest of the winter and they seem happy about it.

She's happy, I swear it! Grumpy dinosaur chicken. Anyway.
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Tomatoes!

Tomatoes are here, baby. I don't know what it is, but I completely love this fruit. I love everything about it. I love the way the plant looks, smells, feels… I love the variety- it's endless! Everything. Even the blight that I seem to get every year, it merely presents a challenge. I always seem to beat it and end the summer just dripping in tomato goodness. 

Fall gardening! Many of you seemed to be interested in what I was going to be doing and so I thought I'd keep you all in the loop- not just to share what I'm doing but to get suggestions and feedback and also to keep me accountable and doing it. Today I was pretty productive, list-making and formulating my thoughts.… Continue Reading...