The Garlic Harvest

Last year I planted three varieties of garlic from Salt Spring Seeds. Music, Persian Star, and Salt Spring Select. All suffered a few casualties from expanding the fence this spring, and replacing the fence a few months later with some free, higher quality fence we received from a friend. No mold or slime issues, which… Continue reading The Garlic Harvest

Beautiful Blooms

The self seeded sunflowers are opening up and brightening our days here in the valley.

I’m not sure what this little guy is, but it sure is pretty! Self seeded (or came back) from last year though.

The echinacea has doubled its stems for this year, and the flowers just opened up!


This radish is the first to flower, which means the seed pods are on their way. Very pretty for now, though.


These passionflowers (passiflora incarnata) survived the winter, except for the ones at the back, which I started from seed this spring. They’re not blooming yet, but I’m excited for the potential!