June in the Vegie Patch and Gardening Smarter (Not harder)

Greetings all, Even though its chilly out, thoughts of hibernation couldn’t be further from my mind! Take away the the intensive gardening and harvesting of spring through autumn, and I’m freed up to play. Winter provides a window in which I can indulge the improvements I’ve been marinating on over summer. The big one, the […]

Bittersweet apple harvest

Today I picked my Captain Kidd apples, and what a bounty! The Captain is one of my top trees – a must have for its taste, practical size (unlike, for example, the gargantuan Monty), trouble free existence and reliable harvest. After a day of picking and sorting apples and pears – the orchard looks really […]