Book reviews are something I have wanted to do here on Stoney Acres for a while now. I do a lot of reading and research on gardening and I will try to give you a quick review of the books I’m reading to let you know if they are worth buying. A link to [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Pumpkins’
“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.” – Jim Davis Plenty of pumpkin pie coming from this beauty. This one weighed in at 27 lbs when we finally brought it in from riping in the sunny window in the garage. We weren’t sure if this one would ripen, it [...]
Carving Jack-O-Lanterns is an annual tradition in our family. Usually the night before Halloween we get together and each of our kids carves up their own pumpkin. Even the teenagers still seem to enjoy doing it. We are not the most artistic bunch but we have fun making decorations for a spooky front porch display. [...]
“A garden is never so good as it will be next year.” – Thomas Cooper Sometimes this is our theme here at Stoney Acres, as witnessed by the beautiful pumpkin vine with out a single pumpkin. OH Well, there’s always next year!!
Time for a garden tour. I will try to give my readers a look at what’s happening in our year round garden at least once a month. September 1st is about half way through the really overwhelming time in our garden. Right now we are being flooded with fresh produce, a lot more that we [...]