Monthly Archives: June 2010

Lettuce, Broccoli & Spinach are Gone

Well, it’s finally happened. I pulled up the last of the lettuce. sigh… I loved having the fresh salads daily for the last 7 weeks but, alas, 90* temps have overtaken the lettuce, broccoli and spinach.  I will certainly be … Continue reading

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June Garden

It’s constantly different. The lettuce is almost gone. The spinach is gone. I’ve pulled up the broccoli but the tomato and bean plants are flourishing as are all the herbs. Potatoes are looking a bit ragged.  They were my favorites, … Continue reading

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Beans, beans everywhere beans!

I planted beans when the Farmer’s Almanac said not to and I waited in anticipation for weeks.  I got nothing. I planted a second time when the Almanac said to plant beans, I had sprouts within 4-5 days! Gotta love … Continue reading

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I love my Roman Chamomile!

Chamomile is a common term that is most frequently used for two distinct plants, Roman Chamomile and German Chamomile. Both are collected and used medicinally and for the famous cup of relaxing Chamomile tea. Both have bright, sunny, daisy-like flowers … Continue reading

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I have Black Raspberries!

Several of the bushes are already producing berries! Yay! I didn’t expect any this season. Actually, I read not to pick them the first season but to let the bushes go through their entire cycle and expect fruit next year. … Continue reading

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I chopped down the remainder of the broccoli plants today. I’ve read about trying to get the plant through the heat and the possibility of some “side heads”, but it all seemed like a lot of time and effort for … Continue reading

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Blanching & Freezing Broccoli

Guess what I’m doing today? More ready than I can possibly eat at one time!

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We’re going to eat Broccoli tonight!

I just harvested the first broccoli head! I don’t even care if it tastes good because it looks so beautiful! Thank you, Mother Nature!

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