A quick update:

And we enter our third week of the season, still lots of greens! For anyone who didn’t try the Mâche/Spinach and Avocado Salad with Tortilla Strips last week, I recommend it! I used bunching onions in the place of shallots & and topped the salad with crumbled corn chips – I imagine the tortilla strips would be better but if you’re short on time, the corn chips add a delicious crunch 🙂

For some additional spinach recipes, travel HERE.

And for a quick update on what’s happening here:

This little fellow must have heard we’re getting ready to build a pond…

The summer squash in our hoop house are fruiting!

After our grasshopper trouble last year, we decided to bring some additional mantids for some extra support. Mantids will eat moths, crickets, grasshoppers, flies, and other insects. The praying mantis egg cases we placed in the garden early this spring are starting to hatch.

The egg cases we placed in the hoop house hatched a few weeks ago. Here’s a young mantis on the swiss chard.

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