Rotkohl

The cabbage this year didn’t do great in their new spot. I am realizing that the corner of the bottom bed may not be good for plants of the cabbage family. I did however, get enough from the 6 plants that I was able to make a big batch of Rotkohl. It is a German…

Work Smarter, Not Harder

We have learned a lot over the years of landscaping and maintaining this yard. Things that now seem like a no-brainer way of doing things, were figured out usually in the hardest way. Yes, some of these may seem like such a simple, logical things to do, but in talking to others, or watching at…

Let’s Salsa!

I have zero groove, but let me tell you, I do a happy dance when I eat homemade salsa. I haven’t made much canned salsa in the past, sticking with fresh Pico de Gallo instead. This year, with an abundance of tomatoes, it was time to make some salsa….and it is YUMMY. Here is my…

August Comparisons

I feel like this August was pretty comparable with August 2021 on the weather front. It was very hot, with some high temperatures and records broken, and very little rain. Thinking back to last year, August did actually get some lower temperatures but I think that was because the sky was blanketed in smoke that…