Fall Veg Planting

Fall Veg Planting

Even while the veg garden is still in full glory it is time to think about fall Vegetable planting. Looking at my garden I see I have some room in the garden where the lettuce has finished, the onions have been harvested and some beans have been pulled out. I left...
July 4th Garden – Revisited

July 4th Garden – Revisited

If you have been following the blog for the past year you will remember my post from last July (4th of July Garden). I had just moved into my new place the middle of June and could not imagine life without a Veg garden. So, I made one out of recycled concrete forms...
Fresh From The Garden

Fresh From The Garden

This time of year Rhubarb is at it’s peak. I love many things rhubarb and Rhubarb Ginger Jam is high on the list. This wonderful jam preserves this flavor into the fall and winter when you are craving rhubarb. It is wonderful on Ginger Scones with butter and clotted...
Garden Design: Vegetables

Garden Design: Vegetables

There are times when I wonder if other designers get to design and plant vegetable gardens. I feel lucky that way! Recently I got to design and plant a veg garden for clients who only come in during the summer.Obviously without year round residents a fence is needed....
Gather  :  Fall Bounty

Gather : Fall Bounty

I’m so lucky to live in such a bountiful place. We have a long growing season and the woodlands have wonderful things to find and eat. My family owns property near the Olympic National Forest. This time of the year mushrooms abound amidst the moss and fallen...
Dilly Beans

Dilly Beans

Things have been very successful in the July 4th Garden.   This last week I picked my tri-color beans.   I love the great colors of yellow, purple and green. My favorite beans are the romano Italian beans.   It is like having steak on a vine. They are thick and have...