Tuesday, December 22, 2009
We let the squash grow and dry on the vine. Then we peeled them.
And harvested TONS of seeds for replanting next year. Though instead of blanketing the entire front of the house we've decided to plant it along the back fence in the spring.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
second year of fig growth. need to espailer along the wall.
we don't recommend planting loofah squash unless you have a whole lot of room.
Friday, June 12, 2009
Thursday, May 21, 2009
bed #2. carrots, lettuce, beets.
bed #1. from front to back - asparagus peas, chard, kohlrabi, kale, peppers, tomatoes.
strawberries in the front beds.
the tomatillo is loaded with blooms
Tuesday, May 5, 2009
we bottled the beer last wednesday. the all important sterilization shown below.
siphoning into bucket with sugar water to then be bottled. we tasted a little at this stage, pretty good, but mighty flat. it could possibly be ready as early as next wednesday, the 13th, or by the 20th.
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Friday, April 17, 2009
potato tires. food and a screen for neighbor's backyard (along with some sunflowers not pictured).
peppers and tomatoes (not pictured) planted 4/17. tomatoes - aunt ruby's german green (the only tomato gabe will eat raw), roma, italian grape, and tomatillo. peppers - jalapeno, purple beauty, sweet red, and calfornia wonder.
the front bed. we planted a Cherokee purple tomato, poblano and serrano peppers (in the foreground) on 4/11. the large metal lattice in the back ground will be used for mini melons, to be planted 4/18 or 19.