As previously mentioned – this is a last ditch effort to see if we can save the very neglected and badly planned strawberry garden. We already knew we lost over half the plants in between planting and year two- pretty disappointing. Last year we weeded them out – once- and it just wasn’t enough toContinue reading “Operation SOS – Save our Strawberries: Part 1”
Let me start this blog out with a long drawn out, slightly hysterical bout of laughter Ahahahahhahbahaahbahahahahaahaaaaa 2020 was NOTHING like what we expected it to be- so much so that the reverberations can still be felt. So without further ado- our updated goal list for 2020- what the heck did we actually get doneContinue reading “2020 Goals: Updated”
The end of year reckoning- how well did we do accomplishing our goals?
(For a quick reminder on how we started our strawberry growing adventures read this and this) So, we suck at weeding- But look at all these beautiful healthy plants! And runners! Now, after some more research, I have discovered that we want to harden off our plants for our climate by letting them experienceContinue reading “Strawberry Fields – Fall Update”
Another update on the bare root Strawberry plants we put in this spring.
Saturday morning, we woke up bright and early to drive up the road a good bit to go get strawberries. We have to travel about 50 miles one way to go pick and usually we go to town and get 30+ quarts. This year, Izzy couldn’t quite handle the excitement and we onlyContinue reading “Picking and Freezing Strawberries.”
An update on our strawberry plants!
WE PLANTED STRAWBERRIES! LOOK! THEY’RE ALREADY GROWING! We dug out a long trench, lined it with some good garden soil from Maine’s very own Coast Of Maine line, lined them up and down the row and filled them in. We are trying to decide if we want to go the traditional route of strawContinue reading “Strawberry Fields Aplenty- well for right now.”
I am a dedicated smoothie drinker. Almost everyday I guzzle down a 16 oz concoction of awesomeness juice. And because you can make a smoothie out of pretty much anything, the flavor profile is extensive. I have a pretty strict list of base ingredients tho, for different reasons. I build the base of my smoothieContinue reading “The art of smoothie making”