Tag Archives: summer crops

Beating Back the Flower Coup

After talking last week about the zinnia coup in the garden, I got in there this week and started to fight back. I was feeling immensely guilty about ripping some of them out, but along came a fellow gardener who … Continue reading

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Neglected Chores: A Garden Update

Last weekend was not much for gardening. I went away on Saturday and Sunday was far too hot to be outside doing anything other than swimming or sitting in the shade reading. I did get to the garden on Monday … Continue reading

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Garden Planning on Coldest Weekend of Winter!

Garden business seriously begins to occupy me in February because often I can start planting at the end of the month. These are what I call the “early crops” and include lettuces, radishes, peas and carrots. Some years, that also … Continue reading

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Summer Looms: Making Room in the Garden

It’s been such a lush time in the garden, with an abundance of greens, carrots, and radishes, to name just a few of the goodies I’ve been taking home.  It’s also that time when the early crops are still in … Continue reading

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