Category Archives: garden

Random Food of the Day

It was finally time to open a jar of pickled turnips from last fall. They were well worth the effort. Advertisements

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Random Food of the Day

Smoked veg from the garden – a good way to use up apple prunings.

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Rurikia at rest

The snow came heavy and wet, a sticky white blanket which built rapidly to a level able to completely cover the garden and withstand our typical cycle of fall and melt . The perfect cover for the plants to enjoy … Continue reading

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Grapefest 2012

Depite the sizable take by the raccoons, skunk, and other animals prior to getting everyone together to harvest and process, we still managed to find over 40 pounds of grapes off the porch vine. That turned into 22 pints of … Continue reading

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Putting the garden to bed

Veg gardens are seasonal, and with the approach of cold weather comes the end of the season. After a difficult year of a soggy spring followed by a summer drought followed by spring-like rains to end up at a fairly … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

The last of this year’s mixed carrots from the garden at Rurikia.

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Residents of Rurikia

A walnut tree, a path to a pond, and a motion activated camera. All that is necessary for setting up a photo studio for Rurikia’s other residents.

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