Category Archives: Gardening


Wednesday is grocery store flyer day, and I’m checking the ads for the sales. And they have listed local corn 6 ears for $1. That price isn’t even that unusual, and I feel so sorry for the corn farmers. Corn … Continue reading

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Things are starting to grow

We have corn! Good grief! Who’da thunk it??? Now, it’s not edible yet, and the chances are almost 100% that some critter who doesn’t have opposable thumbs will get to it before we do, but we managed to grow corn. … Continue reading

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Square Foot Garden

We decided to grow a garden this year. Since we wanted ease of installation, as well as ease of maintenance, we put in a square foot garden. The premise behind this is a 4 ft by 4 ft raised bed … Continue reading

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The weed that wants to eat my children

One of the things that happens when you have 3 kids in 6 years is your yard goes all to pieces (at least in my house). I’ve never been a green thumb, exactly. J goes so far as to call … Continue reading

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In an effort to get more vegetables into my family, and in an effort to eat locally I signed up for a CSA (community supported agriculture). I basically agreed to buy a box of vegetables from a local farm for … Continue reading

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