Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sweet Summer Visit and the Broccoli Harvest

Oh, summer visits are so sweet! Kailyn helped with the 1st broccoli harvest and used one of the large leaves as a fan. We had broccoli and sugar snap peas with our dinner. She is enjoying chicken and bunny chores, … Continue reading

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Applesauce and Marinara Sauce

Oh boy! 14 pints of Gravenstein Applesauce canned and waiting for hungry grandchildren! A pot of Marinara simmering on the stove with homegrown goodies: Romas, Early Girl, and Oregon Spring tomatoes, basil, oregano, parsley, garlic & Walla Walla onions! Yumm!! … Continue reading

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Sunflowers

Sunflowers! It is a true sign of summer when you see smiling sunflowers!

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Peach & Apple Harvest

It’s time! All of the peaches became ripe at the same time. I was able to save the bounty by canning them in a light honey syrup ~ 8 pints worth! The Gravensteins are ripening and the Red Delicious apples … Continue reading

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