Vegetable planter :) wow!

Feb 14th 2017 April 1st above! Still so neat! I just added the trellis for the tomatoes since I don’t have a cage. And this below is April 19th. Only 18 days from when I put the trellis in and now you can barely see it! Growth is insane! The squash is turning into a…

Carrots and Beets

Teeny tiny seedlings! I know you’re not supposed to grow and transfer beets and carrots but that’s what I’m doing anyway. The dry weather has made it hard to control water levels to sprout seeds so I’m doing it in a Tupperware container! I believe transferring beets and carrots are not recommended because they end…

More tasty homegrown edibles from earlier this month.

Been on vacation and picked some tasty veg and a few tasty bowls of fruit before and after. Fresh blueberries are the best! My peaches are all gone now. Sadly they dropped and rotted while I was away. This was the only kohl rabi I managed to grow this year. I have to say, quite…

Harvest Monday

Pulled up almost all my carrots. They’re getting stringy roots off the main carrot so probably means its done growing. something quite satisfying a out pulling up carrots, you never know how big it will be and what shape! The yellows and oranges are easy to grow. The reds are tougher. Although all my seeds…

Harvest time! Sweet potato from a bucket!

I’m so excited about these! I wasn’t expecting much as all I did was bury the eyes of a sprouting organic sweet potato I had in the kitchen into the bucket and many months later, I get these! I rinsed and scrubbed them, then roasted them. So delicious. There was barely any “skin” on them….

Bucket of Sweet Potato

So what happens when you leave a sweet potato in the kitchen too long? It turns into this!   I cut the eyes off and planted them in this bucket a month or so ago. It appears they are really enjoying the environment and thriving. Unlike regular potatoes, I am surprised to discover they actually…