Braiding Garlic

How to braid garlic with video tutorial!

Last year, I grew enough garlic to attempt braiding it…. which did not go well. I figured it’s gotta be just like braiding hair right? Wrong! I tried adding multiple heads and finally threw my hands up and just did simple braids with 3 bulbs. Ugh! Horrible! I was never happy…

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Meanwhile, Back in the Garden…. June 2015

Things are finally taking off! It’s been a bumpy start to be sure. I just couldn’t find a minute to tend my garden if my life depended on it! Ugh I hate being so busy that my personal priorities have to be put aside. All for good reasons, but still.…

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Firsts….

  First Fuchsia First Dahlias First corn and soaker hose system!! First tomatoes Big tomatoes Little Tomatoes First Raspberries First Strawberries First Snap Peas First rescued buoy. We’ve decided to collect these and make them into a fence decoration. What are your firsts this summer??  

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Meanwhile, back at the garden….

I don’t know how I found the gumption yesterday to do anything after the night before. Playing in the garden was a good call. I sweated out most of the boozy evening and worked up a hearty appetite. I think I can say that mostly everything is in the ground now.…

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Sun, Rum, and Tomatoes

The sun finally came out last week. Wednesday was nearly 90! I knew it wasn’t going to last so I raced home after work to get some veggies going in the garden. First, I got trellis netting for my pea stakes. In the past I’ve hand strung lines of twine…

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Game On!

Spring has sprung! For me May marks the beginning of a fun filled summer! Fishing starts, gardening has begun, and most importantly SCHOOL IS ALMOST OUT! I’m sorry, go ahead and judge me, but I love my summers. It’s a time where I get to shuck my teacher clothes and…

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So it begins….

Yesterday I found myself at my local Fred Meyer. I had not actually planned on doing any gardening since it’s still very early and yet couldn’t help moving my cart towards the gardening section. Their seed packets were buy 2 get 1 free! The next thing I knew I was…

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Is it spring yet????

There is snow on the ground. Here i sit with thoughts of flowers and vegetables dancing in my head. This always happens, the holidays are over and I can’t wait for the ground to thaw so I can play in it. Since that’s not an option for a little while,…

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