A Quick Garden Update

We’ve had some rain recently and the garden is soaking up every drop. I’m going to have to put some fertilizer on the plants in the main bed.  The garden soil that I bought should have been nutritious enough, but the plants seem to be hungry.  The tomato in the pot has a different (fertilizer-enhanced)…

Tomato and Caramelized Onion Tart

Sometimes dinner needs to be a lighter affair. Enter the Tomato and Caramelized Onion Tart. This beauty starts with one of my favorite things…… …… Frozen Puff Pastry. I don’t have either the time or patience to make it from scratch. Don’t judge……. I do make my own caramelized onions. Starting with a pan full…

Veggie Garden Update

It’s been almost 2 weeks, and while it isn’t much to look at, there’s a lot happening in the vegetable garden. The peas are up and growing like weeds. The potatoes have come up through the first of what will be many layers of soil to be added to the barrel. There’s lettuce, beet and…

A New Box of Vegetables

It has been a while since I have had a place for a vegetable garden.  Our yard has a great space for one, but the landlord has rocks in the area. So I found a great solution — a raised garden bed. I got 2 4×4 foot cedar bed kits and stacked them. The kits…

Flowers in the Yard

After years gathering dust, I got a new battery for my camera.   I’ve been trying it out on some of the flowers in the yard. The geraniums in the front of the garage. The lemon tree is starting to bloom. I planted several miniature roses in the front yard.  I really like this peach-colored one….