I started growing organic vegetables, herbs and a couple of fruits in 2011. Digging in the dirt makes my essence glow and relaxes me. Eating fresh and home-canned foods throughout the year is a major perk. My successes fill me with wonder. I used to kill cactus. laughing…

On this page you will find my posts about growing vegetables, planning out the beds, my successes and failures, plus various tips and tricks that work for me in my area. I live in northern Idaho near the Canadian border to give one an idea of the challenges. Enjoy!

The Green Beans are Taking Over! Eek!
Green Beans 2 August 2019

The Green Beans are Taking Over! Eek!

laughing... It seems the Green Beans Fairy has whapped my garden with a triple dose of fertility. Now mind you, I am NOT complaining! Part of growing…

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Garden Update
Raised Bed Kitchen Garden June 2019

Garden Update

I have been very busy the last two months preparing the garden beds and planting. This year has been amazing. Everything is already sprouted and going strong.…

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Garden Planning Time
Garden July 2017

Garden Planning Time

How I Do My Garden Planning Yearly It is that time of year, time to start doing my garden planning. For those of us who have been…

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