Entries from Postcards from the Trail tagged with 'Gardening'

Last harvest of Sugar Snap Peas

Today we harvested the last of the sugar snap peas. They were starting to crowd and shade the green beans so it was time to go. They did well this year. We got about three weeks of harvests off...

Rudbeckia

My rudbeckias are just starting to bloom. They are one of my favorite summer flowers. I have them in a pot with blue salvias. They also make great bouquets. I'm looking forward to cutting some soon....

In bloom this week

We were gone last week for Fathers Day and the garden seemed to erupt while we were gone. Many of the salvias are blooming and I hope to get a slide show next week when I get my new macro...

In bloom this week

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Pot Roundup

There is a special plastic recycling collection for farmers in Snohomish county next weekend. Northwest Ag Plastic recycling will be collecting plastic nursery pots along with hay bale bags and twine. They will recycle these into black nursery items,...

Blooms of the week

Here is what is in bloom this week in the garden ....

So how are the tomatoes coming?

G moved the tomatoes up today. They are now in their 20 gallon tubs and located in the sunny corner of the greenhouse. A few of them are already flowering but it will probably still be a while before...

How does my garden grow?

This is a planting weekend. The sugar snap peas are coming along nicely. They are just about 2 feet high. We have the tomatoes in the greenhouse but they are growing slowly. We took advantage of the nursery sales and...

May Flowers

Paeonia mlokosewitschii April showers bring May Flowers How true. The cherries have finished blooming and the trees are leafing out. It is now on to the next wave of blooming plants. The neighborhoods are a riot of color; filled...

Gardening in Seattle

This winter has been so dreary and cold. I need something to lift my spirits and what better than way than to observe the seasonal changes in the garden. It is early and I will try to track what is...