When we first moved in I found this patch of ground that I'm pretty sure must have once been home to some veggies (there is a chive plant there and not much else besides weeds). I decided to make it our salad garden since I will still have a large garden in town (that I feel very blessed to have access to) where I will grow most of our food.
I'm in the process of clearing it out. I planted some greens and radish there last week and am now trying to figure out a way to keep my cat from digging up all the seeds!! Today we are having an unexpected day (mostly) at home and so we will plant some peas out there against the wall as well (with more peas to be planted in town to try to satisfy E's hunger for fresh peas).
Yesterday after work I was given a bag of freshly grown greens from the greenhouse. What a treat! E kept taking some and eating them and I kept saying that they were for dinner. Finally I gave up and we both munched away for a bit...it had been so long since we'd had fresh young greens - because I do try to keep to local and/or in season foods as much as possible, E had only