harvest (5)

When we returned from vacation just over a week ago, we were greeted by lovely fresh veggies.  I had a friend enjoy our harvest while we were away.  Now it’s finally our turn!

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What Do You Do With Yarn Cakes?


Once upon a time, I was at a craft store and bought one of those yarn cakes.  They are so popular I wanted to give one a try.  And the colors were pretty.  I’m a sucker for blues.


I brought the yarn cake home and it sat in a prominent place in my yarn closet.

What are you supposed to make with these things, anyway?

The weeks turned into months before I picked it up, determined to use it.

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Vegetable Garden: July 2017

I skipped the bales this year.  We were supposed to get the house painted in early May and I wanted the garden as open as possible for the painters.  Unfortunately, frequent, heavy rain pushed the painting back into June and they’re still finishing up.

Inside the Garden

We have: 15 types of tomatoes, Many types of sweet peppers, 2 types of hot peppers, 3 types of eggplant, 2 types of cucumbers, lots of beans, brussels sprouts, some sad broccoli, some herbs, and a couple of artichokes as an experiment.  We will have zucchini and summer squash once the painters are done so I can move the pots back to the deck and use the space where they are currently standing their ladders.


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