Wednesday, August 8, 2018

A Bit From the Garden

 As soon as I seem to get a grasp on my time management, it slips away from me! I took these photo's ten days ago! How is that even possible?  But, I am still happy to share with you that the our downsized garden is doing well.

The new strawberry plants are seeming to like their new place in the garden. Sadly, the chickens have already found them. Looks like next year we will have to add some fencing to the garden.

I just love the splash of color the cosmos brings to the garden.

Since photo day, I have picked three red tomatoes!

Our carrots are so delicious! Truth be told, I oven roasted some the other night. Husband was late getting in the house, and by the time he got in there was only one lonely carrot left for him! I did make it up to him and make carrots the following night. Seriously, delicious.

Cauliflower is so far behind! Normally we have harvested in June!

Our peppers aren't having a great year. But, holding on to hope that they are just a little bit behind like the cauliflower.

Celery! Thanks to Carla for inspiring me to try raising this veggie. It seems to be doing great, but I need to get some research done so I know when it's ready.

And, then just because she's cute... The Queen of the Farm!

One final update before I go, we have cauliflower! 

How is your garden?


  1. wow Your garden is doing pretty good, Kris. I have never had any luck with growing carrots. No idea why....

  2. How pretty! I was gone for 2 weeks and the temps were in the 100's. I had someone watering for me, but not much survived. Rain main come this weekend and hopefully some tomatoes may revive. Congratulations on the celery!


  3. I'm so envious of your garden, Kris! It must be great to have fresh vegetables available all the time! I love roasted carrots, too! It's like eating candy to me! And I love the Queen of the Farm! Great photo! :)

  4. Your garden is looking great! We moved our strawberry patch and started new plants this year as well. We planted them the last day of March and it snowed the next day! Between that and the beetles, they aren't looking as good as yours. I'm still holding on to hope though! Our broccoli is way behind schedule too, but it's starting to look promising as well.

  5. Hi,
    Your celery looks great. :-) I had trouble knowing when to harvest as well, keep me posted. I froze mine to put in soup and stew during winter cooking. :-)
    I loved the carrot story.
    xx oo

  6. I love the splash of colour and the pup photo. All the photos, really. Fun to see. Yeah, I dunno. Summer is going so fast. I cannot believe how fast.

  7. Your garden is so great - I tried last year but really wasn't successful. No green fingers I'm afraid. Cheers from Carole's Chatter

  8. I'm so late stopping by to say hi and catch up on your news. Just back from summer break. I hope your summer was lovely as well, I missed my visit to your wonderful blog.