Too much sweet corn?

– Posted in: Recipes, Vegetables
corn platter

Is there such a thing as too much sweet corn? On Sunday he asked me, "How was the corn you had yesterday for lunch, when I wasn't here?" I said it was getting a little mature. He said, "Oh, I guess I better freeze the rest of it." I had no idea how much was [...]

Corn on the cob in the Himalayas

– Posted in: Vegetables

This doesn't have much to do with cold climate gardening, but I found this article fascinating. Apparently Nepalese farmers have been growing the same corn as native Americans for so long they think it's native to Nepal--but it's not. How did it get there? No one is really sure, but that fact remains that "in [...]

Everything In

– Posted in: Fruit, Garden chores, Vegetables, Weather

I, at long last, (so it seems,) have everything planted. It always seems I reach this state with less dignity and aplomb than I would like. Later winter and early spring are spent dreaming up all sorts of things that I'll want to get done and complaining that I can't do everything. Then, starting sometime [...]

Fresh Corn

– Posted in: Vegetables

We had fresh corn from my corn patch this Thursday. It was good. The corn plants didn't produce as much corn as they could have because I didn't mulch them as early as I should have. But I'm happy that I got anything. Fresh corn tastes really good. And I can always promise to do [...]