Weekend Gardening: Fruits of our Labors

Apple Blossoms - Andrea Meyers

We’ve had a very busy spring full of building raised beds, transplanting herbs to their new home, planting seeds, planting trees, planting new edibles, ripping out inedible ornamental bushes and replacing with edibles. It seems like we’ve hardly had time for a break on the weekends, and we still have more to do. It’s a… 

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Weekend Gardening Photos

Wild Honeysuckle - Andrea Meyers

We put four rhubarb plants in the ground, but only two survived the garden floods we had in May. This one seems very healthy and has three good stalks. This one has one stalk with another one peeking out of the ground underneath. We’re looking forward to cooking with rhubarb next spring! This honeysuckle is… 

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The Saffron Experiment: Dormancy

Saffron, Dormant - Andrea Meyers

As the weather heats up, the saffron crocuses have slipped into dormancy. The foliage died off, only this one plant has leaves remaining, and for the next few months I will just have to wonder if they will come back in late September bearing the precious saffron. Our indoor crocuses slipped into dormancy early, and… 

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Weekend Gardening Photos

Rosemary - Andrea Meyers

I’m not so sure the cilantro is going to survive. It laid over in the dirt and did not get back up even with a good watering, but the peppers and tomatoes were all very happy to be outdoors! And so were the mint, rosemary, and oregano! We put the mint and oregano in the… 

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