Monthly Archives: October 2011

Purple corn… purple eggplant…

Hosted a student from Peru who kindly brought some purple corn for me all the way from the hinterland of Lake Titicaca…He has since left for home but his kindness lingers on at our potager…Edgar, thank you very much, if … Continue reading

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Bountiful peanut harvest…

Had been fooling around growing peanuts in the potager for about three years… The last two years had seen harvests that were, hmmm, pitiful… to say the least… Today, the leaves showed some signs of yellowing…  So, decided to do … Continue reading

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Cosmos from a friendly neighbor…

Saturday today started off cloudy…The potager was wet from the heavy rain yesterday… Could not really work on the wet soil… So, filed the teeth of the chain saw to get ready for the upcoming wood collecting season for our wood stove… … Continue reading

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Wonderful autumn days…

It is days like these that I wish would last forever… The temperature throughout the weekend was a pleasant mid-twenties… No rain, no wind… heavenly it was… And the moon at night… wooh,  so bright and lovely… Spent the weekend … Continue reading

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