Shoot Salad Mix: pea shoots, sunflower shoots and purple daikon radish shoots…..this mix is really popular with customers in Victoria. And I love them too. Hi everyone! I’ve been away from the blog for quite a while…and I have so much to write about but it’s really a challenge to make the time to get [. . .]
Wow, it’s the first day of fall. Apple abundance is always a part of this transition time of year in the garden. Pomona, the Roman goddess of fruit trees, gardens and orchards hangs out around here, I’m sure I feel her presence. I read somewhere that the pruning knife was her sacred tool! This [. . .]
Last winter, I ordered some Tropeana Lunga onion seeds from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds. So I planted them in starter cells and little black pots in the greenhouse and watched them grow. Onion seed needs to be planted in winter to get a good start (I plant mine in late January/early February). But I could probably plant [. . .]
Easter Egg Radishes The Easter Bunny would love these nice green tops. I hope he didn’t visit the garden last night!
The red flowering currant is starting to bloom at the edge of the forest near the garden and you know what that means: Mr and Ms Rufous are back! They love this flower and every year around this time, its bloom signals the return of the rufous hummingbird. No wearing my red jacket in the [. . .]
We drove down the road to Portland last week and while we were there a big ol’ windstorm hit our neck of the woods. We came home to a few trees like this one down in our little corner of the forest. Our long driveway was completely green in some places, covered with fallen branches [. . .]