Tag Archive: grow

In Between the Rain Drops…

It was mild, then it was cold. Then it was really really really cold. Then it was okay. Then it was cold and it rained. That is how 2017 has been, weather wise.… Continue reading

Let the Planning, and Learning, Begin

If you have been following this blog a while then you might remember that the Food It Yourself garden had some pest problems last summer. Too many consecutive years of nightshade planting made… Continue reading

Garden 2015- Still Growing

Just wanted to share some pictures of the 2015 Food It Yourself garden from this week so you could see how things have expanded since The Planting.  Everything is growing, except the cucumbers… Continue reading

Garden 2015-Get Ready

Central New England seems to have skipped spring and jumped right into summer. Every single tree is spewing out pollen, my lawn is growing a mile a minute, and it’s time to get… Continue reading

I’m Going Sprout- Part 3

It is day three of my adventure in bean sprouting. So far the beans have been soaked and left in the dark with occasional rinsing/draining. So, what exactly am I waiting for? In… Continue reading

I’m Going Sprout: Part 1

I’m impatient. This year I am impatient for spring, but I am impatient generally. The down side of gardening is, however, that few things happen quickly. Sprouting seeds takes just a few days,… Continue reading

We Grow Together

It has begun! We have had a few days in Central Massachusetts that smelled like puddles instead of snow. The huge snow banks are compressing and shrinking little by little and every news… Continue reading

Blah. Winter. Hashtag Blah

Not sure if you’ve heard, but it’s been snowing in Central Massachusetts. It’s been snowing since the last week of January. As of February 12, 2015 a whopping 92.1 inches (that’s seven and… Continue reading

Planning and Plugging

The Food It Yourself garden is currently obscured by a delicate blanket of snow. Okay, it’s actually two inches of slushy sleet frozen into a solid mass by an unusually frigid November. Either… Continue reading