Another peony nearly open!

Festiva Maxima

I have been told that I shouldn’t expect blooms this year on the peony roots I planted last fall. Indeed, few of them have any buds at all, but two have opened one beautiful flower each! I also read that in their first year, I should cut off the buds to allow the plants to […]


Behold, The Radish

You know you’re a rookie vegetable gardener when the sight of ready-to-eat radishes in your backyard sends you over the moon with joy. You know your sense of pride is a little ridiculous when you spend 10 minutes trying to get the perfect photo of said radishes. But hey, my garden got off to a slow […]