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Not Really a Yard Long, But Delicious Anyway!

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A while ago I wrote about how I am trying out some new varieties of vegetables in our garden this year. One of the new ones is a bean that goes by the name of Asparagus beans, or yard long beans. They aren’t really a yard long; more like eighteen inches. Read the rest of this entry »

Trompetta Squash

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In my personal effort to avert the global food crisis, I am growing more and more of the vegetables that I use in my kitchen. One vegetable that always seems to please me is squash. I am a big fan of both summer and winter, or storage squash. Since there is just the two of us now, for the most part, I am trying to grow less of any one type and to expand the variety that I plant. Read the rest of this entry »

The Green Wall

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Despite having a housefull of kids for several weeks, I have been able to do some gardening. Because of various things, like travel, my summer garden was started late this year, but seems to have done well so far.

In Mexico, it is very common to build right up to the property line; Read the rest of this entry »