Monthly Archives: May 2010

So many wonderful recipes and only 365 nights a year to cook them

I’m revved. My chard is coming up. I don’t know what’s wrong with me. Chard probably should have been planted earlier, but I’m new to veggie gardening, and I got mixed up. Anyway, it’s coming up now, and as I’ve … Continue reading

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They’re at it again . . .

He flew that low and close to me, skimming past me just inches beyond my left ear. Somehow, I suspected him of making a statement, and a threatening message it seemed.
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A night to remember?

 Here I am with young, vigorously growing tomatoes and a brief, overnight freeze on the way. No! That’s not what I wanted. Not now. I have five tomato plants growing in tubs. Three of them are doing very well. Two of them … Continue reading

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Just when you think gardening can’t surprise you . . .

I’m sure this must seem unremarkable — an iris in bloom, big whip. But to me it is miraculous, because nearly seven years ago, most of my irises turned to dust. They developed black leaf spot, or fungal rot, or something … Continue reading

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