Four Season Gardening

Greens Being Grown in the fall,, muscadine vines turning yellow.

Greens Being Grown in the fall,, muscadine vines turning yellow.

Alot of time is spent preserving the bounties our gardens provide... canning, drying, freezing and sometimes even fermenting

Alot of time is spent preserving the bounties our gardens provide… canning, drying, freezing and sometimes even fermenting

This is an average harvest for us in the summer. The gardens need to be picked atleast every other day in peak season

This is an average harvest for us in the summer. The gardens need to be picked atleast every other day in peak season

Another beautiful fall garden full of veggies!

Another beautiful fall garden full of veggies!

We grow atleast 2 kinds of beans in our gardens. One primarily for fresh eating the other for canning

We grow atleast 2 kinds of beans in our gardens. One primarily for fresh eating the other for canning

Another favorite! Blackberry brambles cover our land and we make good use of them!

Another favorite! Blackberry brambles cover our land and we make good use of them!

Another thing we do not grow but the land provides..Oyster mushrooms. Its nice to gather food I didn't have to grow sometimes!

Another thing we do not grow but the land provides..Oyster mushrooms. Its nice to gather food I didn’t have to grow sometimes!

We grow several varieties of winter and summer squash

We grow several varieties of winter and summer squash

Eggplant being grown in a very raised bed to keep flea beetles away. Tomatoes in the gardens behind

Eggplant being grown in a very raised bed to keep flea beetles away. Tomatoes in the gardens behind

Spring beds planted with seedlings and well mulched

Spring beds planted with seedlings and well mulched

I start hundreds of seedlings through out the year

I start hundreds of seedlings through out the year

Me in all my glory here in my main garden area

Me in all my glory here in my main garden area

Hickory Cane Corn..an old fashion dent corn we grow for our grain. Makes the best cornbread!

Hickory Cane Corn..an old fashion dent corn we grow for our grain. Makes the best cornbread!

One of our many gardens ..tomatoes, carrots, onions, garlic, potatoes

One of our many gardens ..tomatoes, carrots, onions, garlic, potatoes

Muscadines! By far the choice grape to be grown in the southeast!

Muscadines! By far the choice grape to be grown in the southeast!

Pink Eyed Peas grow well in the southeast,, as do all cowpeas

Pink Eyed Peas grow well in the southeast,, as do all cowpeas

One of my favorite early spring crops..snow peas!!! To do well really need to be planted as early as Feb. here

One of my favorite early spring crops..snow peas!!! To do well really need to be planted as early as Feb. here