it’s a keeper

Halloween is almost here so it’s time to finish up those pre-winter tasks – endless raking of leaves (unless the wind blows them to a neighbor’s yard), blowing out sprinklers and switching to snow tires. And if you’re a farm CSA member, picking up the last of your summer vegetable share. A small number of farms … Continue reading it’s a keeper

end of summer

Cool almost cold nights, early sunsets and the first few yellow leaves on trees clearly signal that summer is over. We vegetable gardeners urge our tomato and pepper plants to finish ripening their fruit since a mid-September snow is not out of the question in Colorado. It’s also the time to preserve the summer’s fruit … Continue reading end of summer