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Spring! In the form of forsythia forced to bloom indoors. I’ve been away. I’m sorry for neglecting to tend this blog, my garden, my life. Winter came and it was cold and damp and the sun didn’t shine for days. … Continue reading
Oh dear ones, have I shared my oh-so-easy recipe for tomato sauce in a crock pot with you? I promise that this is the easiest tomato sauce you will ever make. Crock Pot Tomato Sauce Fill your crock pot with … Continue reading
Our local Master Gardeners group recently sponsored a garden tour at a house I’ve been curious about for years. This garden has is only 11 years old and takes up the same space we have. Oh, do we have a … Continue reading
Happy Autumn Equinox! Here at Lydia Street, it is starting to feel like fall. The temperatures have dropped in the evenings and the mums are starting to bloom. For years and years, we would buy potted mums to sit on … Continue reading
“The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.” – Ruth Stout Life has been busy these past weeks and I miss being able to sit outside and enjoy the garden. This week I promise myself … Continue reading
There’s a touch of fall in the air. The temperatures have been in the 80s during the day and the 60s at night. The garden is beautiful in the fall. The mums are starting to bloom now but what I … Continue reading
We haven’t tried eating these beautiful Hyacinth Beans but we are certainly enjoying looking at them. The contrasting colors really help make this plant stand out.
This is the third year we’ve grown the cherry tomato variety “Sweet 100,” so-named for the quantity of fruit it produces. I think it should be renamed “Sweet 1000” because man-o-man these plants keep delivering. We pick the amount in … Continue reading