Saturday on the Farm

I have more pictures to share with you this week for my Saturday on the Farm tour. That makes me happy.   :)

As does this Rose I found in the Bible Garden.

rose

 

How about a fun celery plant grown from the bottom of a store bought celery bunch?

It’s been fun watching it grow. I cleared out the rest of this raised bed to plant another crop of lettuce and spinach. i have netting on top of it now, so hopefully the kittens won’t destroy most of this crop.

Marigolds, amoungst other things, growing in the containers my daughter planted.

marigolds

marigold

A fun little flower. And all the marigolds will be saved to use as herbs. That makes me happy.

Here’s a basket of veggies we picked earlier in the week. The green beans were just barely enough for one meal. We would have eaten more if we’d had them.

green beans cucumber lettuce

And  here’s the basket my husband picked last night.

green beans yellow squash

A lot more green beans! Yeah! Very soon, we’ll be getting this basket full every day or two. Then I’ll be pulling out the pressure canner. Having lots of home grown, home canned green beans for the winter makes me very happy!

 

Hope you enjoyed this tour of my gardens!

 

Here are a few links that I found interesting and helpful:

Flowers You Can Eat
The Five Healthiest Backyard Weeds
Vegetables and Herbs to Plant in July – Well, maybe you can still plant them in August!

Tin Can Garden
Funnel Planter
How to Create a Planting Calendar Allsun Style

Homemade and Natural Remedies for Poison Ivy
Jewel Weed Natural Poison Ivy Treatment
The Easiest Way to Preserve Herbs
Make a wood and wire basket to carry your fresh veggies in – love it!

 

 

For more Farm & Garden posts, please visit:
Bloomin’ Tuesday
Fertilizer Friday/ Flaunt Your Flowers

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