Recap of 2020

Well, it’s been awhile. I never dreamed we would still still be in the same place nearly one year later. In case you missed it, I’ve been working from home since March of last year. I spend my entire day on my work computer writing copy, sending emails and attending meetings on video so it…

Pineapple Rum Agua Fresca

We have been making some fruity mixed drinks to cool off in the heat of the summer. We’ve been hooked on two particular recipes for a year now that I’m going to share here on the blog. They are both quite refreshing after a long day of doing yard work or gardening! The first drink…

Nasturtiums (Tropaeolum)

In previous years I’ve had trouble with Nasturtiums (or Tropaeolum). This year, however, my luck changed and I had success with growing them from seed. They benefit from scarification by nicking each seed. I think keeping them in an at least partially shaded area helped. They prefer poor soil and at least 1″ of water…

Garden Journal 8/4/2017

Here is a little tour of what’s blooming on the farm in early August. Cosmos.ZinniaFour-o’clockGomphrenaCleomeCelosiaLisianthusScabiosaDahliaAnother gorgeous summer night! 

Sausage and Potato Soup

I am not the biggest fan of cooking, especially in the hot summer months. However, I am obsessed with growing anything and I am on a huge herb kick now. I have found that I will cook so that I can use my fresh herbs. Tonight I made a Sausage and Potato Soup recipe that…

Squash and Corn Saute

I don’t know about you but we have a ton of zucchini right now. I absolutely love vegetables and I am always looking for simple ways to use my garden veggies. I came across this recipe on Pinterest which I made tonight. Excellent! I used canned corn and green zucchini squash and it was still…