Category: 2009

Harvest Update

Harvest Update

I’ve been enjoying some great harvests, and wanted to document it so I know what to expect at this time next year! Peas I planted 2 squares of snow peas and 2 squares of...

My (Square Foot) Gardening Therapy

My (Square Foot) Gardening Therapy

I have come to realize that for me, gardening is therapy. I love it when, in the middle of February with the snow piled high and winter winds blowing, I pull out my pots,...

Summer Fun

Summer Fun

No, I have not dropped off the face of the earth, and my square foot¬† garden is not dead. But last week we were on vacation, so I’ve been busy getting ready, enjoying our...

Fun With Food Storage features. . . Me!

Fun With Food Storage features. . . Me!

Some of my friends and favorite cousins have gotten together to create a network all about food storage. It is FULL of great information about planning, buying, and eating both long and short term...

How does your (square foot) garden grow?

How does your (square foot) garden grow?

I have some gardening friends, and I am always tempted to begin conversations with the nursery rhyme. I resist. . . but just barely. My garden is growing–despite the crazy weather throughout the month...

Not kidding. . .

Not kidding. . .

I knew it was supposed to snow today. That’s why I didn’t transplant my broccoli and cabbage-this year I’m playing it safe. I thought, “I’ll have to wait until Friday.” Well, I might be...

I’m not lazy. . . I’m just a wimp!

I’m not lazy. . . I’m just a wimp!

I’ve been meaning to work in my garden for over a week-I need to plant my onions and spinach, plus set out my irrigation and trellis. It’s not that I’m lazy, but it’s been...

Adventures in Broccoli

Adventures in Broccoli

I haven’t posted lately about my gardening progress, but don’t let that throw you off. I’ve been working hard-inside! Several weeks ago I started my broccoli, cabbage, parsley, and dill. I found some great...

Sometimes, Gardening is Ugly

Sometimes, Gardening is Ugly

I ran into a dilemma as I considered including photos of myself on this blog. You see, I almost NEVER look good when I garden. In this picture, I hadn’t showered for two days....

My 2009 Square Foot Gardening Plan

My 2009 Square Foot Gardening Plan

Below is my gardening plan for the year 2009. Here is a list of plans from other years or other people. Sample Square Foot Gardening Plans Creating a Square Foot Gardening Plan My 2008...