Archive : January, 2015

Jan 30 2015 by in Barbie's garden, Bloggers Harvest Day, Gardening, | 5 comments

Harvest Day

Harvest Day 10

This is the best day of the week! The day I go out with my basket and harvest all the ripe and ready vegetables!! Yum!! Happy Days! The photos tell the story……. Love all the veggies and such great variety!! Will cook some and juice the rest!   Happy Gardening xxx

Jan 26 2015 by in Barbie's garden, Gardening, Trees, Uncategorized, | 7 comments

Bountiful fruit

Bountiful fruit 10

Wow!! I have joy in my heart! We are enjoying the bountiful harvest of fruit from our garden!! One day we will have apples as well!! Quinces galore and a fig tree that needs a scarecrow!! His name is el-sha-fig! Happy Gardening xxx  

Jan 20 2015 by in Barbie's garden, Do it yourself, Gardening, | 6 comments

Heat of the Day

Heat of the Day 01

The summer gets really hot here and last year I had too many of my tender lettuces and new seedlings wilt from the unrelenting heat of the day! So this year I got my thinking cap on and designed a shade that was easy to make and easy to use! And Voila!! I used shade cloth, velcro, tie straps and electrical PVC conduit piping. I use PVC glue to put the whole [...]

Jan 20 2015 by in Barbie's garden, Bugs & Pests, Gardening,

December 2014 Diaries

2014 Diaries 12

So much happens in life! When I look at my To-Do list, my heart skips a beat! How can the time fly so quickly??? 2014 has gone! December is a memory and in-between life happening, my garden just keeps on going!! I have the pleasure of spending alot of time there now because I make the time. Growing vegetables has become a real passion and we love eating from the garden. I [...]