Week Moments

1. Caramel Apples Y’all. I ate my first caramel apples of the season last week! In other news, S learned last week that bribing me with food is a mutually successful endeavor. I’m not even mad. 2. Katie Katie has never been allowed to garden with us. Mostly because it’s been hot outside, and those…

The Gardening Store

I find plant stores fascinating. In high school, I worked for a florist during my junior year. I also worked at a plant nursery for a while. I currently work for a florist again. I am namely interested in the colors and creativity. Bouquets, landscaping, centerpieces, succulents – it’s a kind of design and artwork…

Hobbies

We all know that S likes to bicycle.¬†Another of his hobbies is making things grow. Apart from the hoop house and the gardening work we do for the landlords, S has some other plants growing: (Strawberry plants. I got to eat some strawberries from them this summer) (Parsley and thyme growing in the kitchen window)…

Fall Gardening

The hoop house is in a state of transition: ((Right side of the hoop house, with some crazy tomatoes still producing in the middle) (S and the left side of the hoop house. Tomatoes in the middle, and some peppers are still producing some on the bed all the way on the left)   This…

Labor Day

Hello again! I finally recovered from cheating death, and even managed to make the family trip up to Kentucky over labor day weekend. S’s extended family – both his mother’s side and his father’s side – are from Kentucky. So every holiday, S’s family makes the 4 hour drive from Tennessee to Kentucky to visit…