Tag Archives: Lina Sisco’s Bird egg bean

Canning Beans in Winter

Every year, the garden seems to have a different vegetable star. Last summer was deemed the  summer of tomatoes and pinto beans.  I had so many tomatoes, I ended up picking them straight from the garden, bagging them in Ziploc bags and tossing them in the freezer.  I did the same with the beans.  By the end of summer, […]

Plants to Consider for Your Garden

I hate to even complain about the snow and ice we’ve gotten this week.  It is nothing compared to my friend and fellow blogger, Michele at The Salem Garden, who has had to deal with 87 inches of snow fall since Jan. 23! It’s been extremely cold, too, making chores not so fun. My grandson stayed with me […]

I Can't Resist A Good Sale

I’m making my list and checking it twice. At 4:00 in the morning. In my jammies. In the warmth of my house. Outside, the wind is howling and the temperatures are dropping, and I’m shopping for seeds for next year’s garden. Even after all those seeds I saved throughout the summer, I’m still a sucker […]

Cucumbers, Okra, and Beans Oh My!

Cucumbers, Okra, and Beans Oh My! Why do vegetables ripen when it’s 105 degrees? Why don’t I just get up at 5 a.m. and pick them? Why do birds suddenly appear every time you are near?♫♪ Beans.  What’s not to love about pinto beans.  They are an easy-going, fuss free veggie that likes to hang out with […]