Jun 16, 2009

Growing

"As the Garden Grows, so does the Gardener"

Beauty in Bloom



These sweet little Iris's are blooming by the back door...

I love how dainty they are and the foliage is a lot smaller than typical Iris blades. I received a start a couple of years ago and they are starting to fill in quite nicely. Such a joy to see them in bloom!

New Garden Signs





Troy actually got a rain out day this week and we were able to team up and make some fun new signs for the garden. This way he can stop asking me "now what is planted here"? ;-)

There was a reason we hung on to those scraps of maple flooring for 10 years. It took us a while but we finally found a use for them ;-)

We left the signs untreated as we love the weathered grey look...It may take them a little while to grey but in the meantime we will enjoy them as is.



Make her giggle

Earth is here so kind, that just tickle her with a hoe and she laughs with a harvest. ~Douglas William Jerrold, A Land of Plenty

Jun 10, 2009

Update on the Garden

Look what's happening in the garden this week....


Tomato's are blooming



Peppers are safe and snug in their little micro climate



Corn has sprung up and is about 10" tall

Simple Salad

Life has been pretty crazy around the Maltba house lately with school getting out last week, Soccer practices, games, The Farm chick Show, and Troy working ridiculous hours.

It was a beautiful relief to walk out in the garden and grab the ingredients for our first salad of the Season. Just a simple salad but it was fresh,tasty and delicious and grown by us ;-)





Richard Scary



We added a new member to the family a couple of weeks ago and I am just now getting around to adding his mugshot to the website. As you can see he's not to scary and he's wearing all of Troy's work clothes;-)

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