Tag Archives: Peas

Thinking Garden Thoughts

We got 6 inches of snow yesterday, but all I can think about is our garden this year!  We are lucky that our house has a decent-sized backyard (for our area), so I’m looking forward to growing tomatoes, peas, beans, … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

We just got back from vacation on Saturday — 2 weeks of eating fried chicken, french fries, greasy sandwiches and very few vegetables.  I couldn’t wait to get back into the kitchen!  I hit up the farmer’s market yesterday morning … Continue reading

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Garden Update

Our little garden is cruising right along.  We’ve had two good harvests of sugar snap peas, and we will probably do one more tonight.  The plants don’t seem to be re-generating peas as quickly and some of the leaves are … Continue reading

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Garden: Before and After

Wow, the garden has grown in the last few weeks.  Our sugar snap peas have outgrown their trellis and are taking over the cucumber supports.  We have tiny green tomatoes on most of the tomato plants.  A few peppers have … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

In the few weeks since I last posted, our garden has grown like crazy!  The sugar snap peas are almost to the top of the trellis we built (about 3 feet or so).  The tomato and pepper plants look very … Continue reading

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Plants are in the ground

Since we are pretty sure that there will not be any more frosts, we decided to go ahead and put all of our plants in the garden beds.  I used the Gardner’s Supply Company’s garden planning tool to lay-out the … Continue reading

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Tomato Plants

My main gardening goal for this year is to can tomatoes.  We go through a ridiculous amount of canned tomatoes throughout the year, and I would love to have a homemade stash on hand.  Lately, we’ve been buying canned San … Continue reading

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