May 31, 2015

Interplanting


I took advantage of the small spaces between the garlic to interplant  lettuce. The lettuce grew amazingly fast and I do believe the garlic shaded the lettuce enough to keep it lasting longer in the garden. It will take until July when we harvest the garlic to see what effects the lettuce may have had on garlic size. Interplanting really cut back on weeding and overall, I am impressed with the results.

May 30, 2015

Blooming Beauty


Beauty in full bloom...Love these mighty little Siberian Iris's located just out my back door.

May 29, 2015

Popping up Parsnips

The parsnips took their sweet time sprouting....Making it more difficult to tell what was a weed or an actual baby sprout..They have finally popped up and have their heads held high and mighty. Weeding just got a lot easier.

May 27, 2015

Crazy for Kale


I am crazy for Kale....When I first tried it a few years ago... I really didn't get what all the hype was about!

I discovered that I preferred the main vain to be removed...My opinion of Kale has drastically changed.

May 26, 2015

Bolting


With early warm temps, my spinach has already bolted. I am going to let it naturally re-seed itself right where it's at.


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9 new babies have joined the team here on the home front....5 Speckled Sussex, 3 Light Brahmas, and 1 Blue Laced Red Wyandotte


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