Our new Pea Tunnel
A fun way to grow peas: The Pea Tunnel. This innovative trellis makes the most of tight garden spaces and fits nicely in a 3′ to 4′ raised bed. Plant a row of peas on each side and they’ll climb up and over. Set up several in a row to create a longer tunnel.
In the meantime, plant fast-maturing spinach and [...]
Just-picked grapes, rinsed and ready for juicing
Long ago, I used to grow vegetables, but I don’t anymore. The problem: guilt. I felt bad for not using and preserving the overwhelming bounty of August. I just couldn’t keep up.
So, there are no edibles in our small, urban yard—except for a concord grape vine. I planted the vine to [...]