Monthly Archives: June 2011

Planting Soup

To the chagrin of our college age sons who don’t enjoy change on the home front, we took out an overgrown crab apple tree this spring and added another bed to the vegetable garden. This means there is less lawn … Continue reading

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Lovely Lettuces

Believe it or not, my mother wanted me to carry a large head of lettuce for my bridal bouquet. “It would be beautiful,” she said, “I have always pictured it!” A head of lettuce is indeed a beautiful thing – in … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

When I was a child, we planted the entire vegetable garden at once, over Memorial Day weekend.  Finally it was warm enough to start thinking about planting, and it was a long weekend. Warm enough, you ask? Indeed.  I am … Continue reading

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