When most people think of an orchard or fruit trees, they usually think about picking things in the late summer or fall. But there are actually a number of fruit trees and shrubs that you can plant that will provide fruit from early to mid-summer […]
All things family gardening...flowers, growing your own kitchen garden, planting and managing a fruit orchard, canning, cooking, and entertaining.
Wow, is it actually cool enough to start the annual Fall Cleanup?? The warmer-than-usual weather recently had many of our plants confused! However, now that night time temps are dipping into the 40s, that is definitely your cue to get out there and get the […]
Hi everyone! Yes, I am still alive. I normally like to write about twice per week, so going two whole weeks without any posts seems crazy! But between a week long family vacation to Door County (plus the extra day of work before you leave, […]
There are so many wonderful reasons to add some trees to your landscape! Shade, privacy, beauty, variety, animal habitat, clean air- the list goes on. So if you’re ready to plant I’m happy for you! I never thought I’d be excited to choose and […]
Whether you have 2 fruit trees or 50, you’re likely to find it both fun and rewarding- we certainly do! One single apple, plum, or peach tree can produce so much fruit that you may find yourself learning about canning! It’s amazing how many different […]