Some Like It Hot

They thrive in hot weather and intense sunshine. They convert all of that wonderful sunlight into sugars that they use to grow and make food. The high temperatures help ripen the fruits of tomatoes and cheer-on the swelling of green bean pods. Tomatoes, zucchini, basil, and peppers are all classic summertime veggies. There is a […]

Culinary Herbs

I am so excited for the brand new herbal additions to our garden! We transformed the bare patches of dirt on either side of our concrete walkway into a culinary herb garden. It is just feet away from our kitchen, so we will be able to easily access and harvest fresh herbs for our culinary […]

Planting Seedlings for Summer

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” -Audrey Hepburn In spite of all the stay-at-home orders, cancelled events, and closed businesses, the spring season blooms on. As I have seen in many posts and newsletter these days, “Gardening is not cancelled.” In fact, as people have more time to spend at home and […]

A is for Apple

A is for Apple Hill Pumpkin spice, fuzzy socks, and bulky sweaters…the calling cards of fall are many, and this list wouldn’t be complete for me without adding a trip to Apple Hill to it!  For those who are not familiar, Apple Hill refers to an association of apple growers, wineries, fruit and vegetable farms, […]