This recipe for veggie chili came from a Facebook friend and it makes a very large pot full, much more than one person can eat. It is easy to make and has great flavor. I try to make it several times each winter as it is healthy, filling, and perfect for snowy days. When I was deep cleaning my refrigerator and cupboards a few … Continue reading stretching meals
I thought I’d give you an overall of my backyard. This is a view from my deck. I’m one of a few houses on our street where we all have deep front yards and deep back yards. Because it is a neighborhood built during World War II, the trees are very established and stately. I put in these picket fences at least 25 years ago … Continue reading my backyard
I was out watering the raised beds because, believe it or not, we haven’t had any rain for 3 days in a row. While watering, I was contemplating the things I needed to do on Sunday afternoon to get ready for the work week. I was going to make a bouquet for my desk at the office and decided if I laid the hose down … Continue reading this week’s bouquet
It’s been one the hottest and rainiest Junes I can ever remember, and so far, July is following the same pattern as June. Between daily high temps, high humidity, and rain, I feel like I live in Florida. Some days the humidity is as high as the temperature and being outside is unbearable unless you’re in a pool. But . . . the flowers, vegetables, … Continue reading rain
My garden is doing well this year thanks to all the heat and rain. I only grow the basics, nothing fancy. Just what I need, and this year, even less of that. So come behind the fence that divides the back yard, and I’ll show you around. The first bed with the tepee stakes are tomatoes, of course. I’ve got 12 plants and that is … Continue reading how does your garden grow?