Entries by Beth


So much rainfall. My peppers are looking yellow and haven’t taken off. I was thinking I have a nutrient problem, but a woman at Mother Earth Gardens suggested it could be all the rain. Ah, yes, peppers prefer arid conditions. I will keep an eye on them.

Garlic Scapes

I cut the garlic scapes today to make pesto. All of the garlic is in the side garden this year, some next to the house and some in the middle bed near the lilac bush. Big difference in the growth with the warmth of the house pushing that garlic further ahead. Some of the scapes […]

Another Storm

Storm last night with crazy wind. Forgot to check the rain gauge from the last two rains but there was 1.5 inches in there this morning, so that must be the total.

Big Hail Storm

We had a big hail storm this morning.  Some damage on the plants, but not too terrible. Side story: I looked at the forecast in the morning and looked like no storm until 10:15, so I let the cats out about 8am. Storm rolled in fast, started hearing rumbles of thunder. Called the cats and […]