Bees by Spring

Bees by Spring

As summer is winding down we are already looking ahead to early next spring and making plans…  for bees!!!  Mason bees to be exact.  You may be ‘so over’ having bees as unwanted guests pestering you through out your outdoor endeavors.  We were...
Pumpkin Dreams…

Pumpkin Dreams…

Well folks, it looks like we may get pumpkins after all!  After weeks of waiting for a female flower to emerge I think we finally have one.  When I got back from our little vacation I visited our little community garden and the pumpkin vines were staging a bit of a...
A Little Beach Party

A Little Beach Party

The family is in town and we are fully breaking in the new place.  On Saturday we hosted almost 30 friends and family for a little beach party and the new house rose to the challenge.  It was a pleasing sight to see folks relaxing under the cedar tree, kids down at...
Fresh Pasta Primavera

Fresh Pasta Primavera

I went to the garden to check on the pumpkins on Monday and grabbed a large soup mug on my way out as an after thought.  After all, you should never go into the garden without something to collect your fruit and veg in.  This particular trip found my container...
Pumpkin Check-up

Pumpkin Check-up

At the beginning of August we talked about hand pollinating pumpkins (you can read about it HERE).  You might remember I had one little problem when I went out to make baby pumpkins.  I only had male flowers and didn’t see any female flowers.  After a few days...