Archive for December, 2011

2011 Garden Wrap up – The final Look

Today I’ll do a quick look at all the smaller crops we grew in 2011.   Spring Lettuce Our spring lettuce crop worked out well.  We used the cold frames to full advantage and were able to get an early and a large crop.  With over 12 pounds we had plenty of salads from March […]

2011 Garden Wrap up – “Star producers”

With almost 740 pounds of veggies this year we were bound to have some big producers.  Over 50% of our total comes from only 3 crops; tomatoes, potatoes and onions.  We were really happy with each of these crops.  Other “stars” in this year’s garden include strawberries and our fall lettuce crop.  Tomatoes This year’s […]

2011 year end garden wrap up

The week between Christmas and New years is always a time for me to take a look at the past year and evaluate how I did and what I want to do for the coming year’s garden.  Since this is my first year blogging about my garden I thought I would let all of you […]

Cold Frame Disappointments

With everything going on around the holidays the winter garden has been a little neglected the last 2 or 3 weeks.  I had the day off today and took some time this afternoon to see what was happening with the plants growing in all three cold frames and the hoop house.  I’m happy with a […]

What gardeners do on a cold day

When the garden looks like this . . . There’s nothing for gardeners to do but bake!!  Luckily Mrs. Stoney is a great baker, here’s a quick look at yesterdays Christmas Cookie banking!!           I hope you all have yummy Christmas!!

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