It’s a bean day…

This morning I was up bright and early and decided it was time to pick more beans/peas! So I did. The raised bed with the beans/peas in them is over run – the support poles are leaning and plants continue to grow. NOT a complaint mind you! So, I gathered my bowl and with my trusty companions I went forth! Here is what I got this morning from my speckled bean plants! Aren’t they great! I can’t wait for dinner. If you haven’t read any of my previous garden posts, my husband (AKA – hubs) and I grow everything organically. All earth friendly and pure! So this is a lot of work… we plant, we fertilize, we water, we pick gross little bugs off our plants… We could use chemicals and make our lives easier but then they wouldn’t taste as good nor would they be as good for our bodies. I’m a bean girl. I love beans of all

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A garden in the making…

My husband (Johnny) and I enjoy gardening and eating from it even more, who doesn’t right? Well, over the last four years we have revamped our gardens look many times. I do believe we have now found the fit for us. We now have three 8×4 raised beds and many containers. We plan to make another 8×4 soon. What you see here is only the tip of the iceberg on our containers. This past weekend it was decided we would rebuild our raised beds, building them higher and of course planting. Building them higher was a ploy to keep the dogs out, not sure it worked but the floating row covers do help. Wow, what a task we took on. First, we went and got compost – I could still be sore from that shoveling but who is to say :). Then we gathered all the materials to make the beds the way we wanted, this meant trips to Ace

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