Tag: winter garden

IT’S NOT MUCH BUT IT’S A START

Oh, goodness, look what I got from the greenhouse! Beets from the greenhouse Now, I know they are on the scrawny side but * I * grew them in my greenhouse in the middle of winter so I think they are beautiful!

ORDER! ORDER ON THE SHELF!

This weekend we added three of the shelves from the shelving unit purchased last week to an existing shelving unit, converting it from a 5-shelf unit to an 8-shelf unit. This is going to work so much better. As you can see, the sweet… Continue Reading “ORDER! ORDER ON THE SHELF!”

MORE PREP FOR WINTER

Outdoor activities have slowed down significantly over the past few weeks. Several days after the green beans were picked, we went in to clear the Three Sisters Garden. We found another gallon of green beans. I processed 16 pints of green beans from the… Continue Reading “MORE PREP FOR WINTER”

LAZY SATURDAY

Today was a bit of a lazy day. With the heat we’re having, outside projects are limited to watering the garden and taking care of the chickens. Everything else was accomplished in the blessed air conditioning. After lazing about longer than usual, I started… Continue Reading “LAZY SATURDAY”

OH, THE WEATHER OUTSIDE IS FRIGHTFUL

We’ve had snow the past three weekends. That’s not normal for North Carolina. In between storms the temperatures have been below freezing (frequently in the teens at night) and rarely got even into the 40’s during the day. I’m not whining, but, let me… Continue Reading “OH, THE WEATHER OUTSIDE IS FRIGHTFUL”

IT WORKS!

Last weekend, as the cold and rain and snow moved in, I buttoned up the greenhouse as tight as I could. Remember, this is a Hillbilly, throw-it-together-and-adjust-as-needed, Greenhouse so buttoned up is a relative term. In truth, I wasn’t holding out much hope that… Continue Reading “IT WORKS!”

Hillbilly Greenhouse

Everytime we touch the greenhouse, it becomes more “hillbilly.” We started making it in September by covering a hoophouse with greenhouse plastic, held on with ratchet straps. The next step was to be the closing up the back end and adding a door to… Continue Reading “Hillbilly Greenhouse”