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Posts about various things we’re doing in and around the gardens at Sage’s Acre.

12 10, 2020

Keyhole Garden – October 12, 2020

By |2020-10-12T15:30:05-07:00October 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

Gardener's Log : Keyhole Garden date 569. Now that we're several weeks into fall, the temperatures are making their annual wobble between hot and cold. The days are still in the 80's with the occasional tip into the low 90's, but the nights are now dipping into the mid-50's and flirting with the upper 40's a couple days a week. For most of the plants here, those big temperature swings and longer nights are a signal to wrap things up  [keep reading...]

22 09, 2020

Hot Sauce Batch 20 – Entry 3

By |2020-09-22T09:29:11-07:00September 22nd, 2020|Tags: , , , |

It's the first day of Autumn and the peppers are coming in hot and heavy. I'm picking around one pound every couple of days right now, which means I'll be moving the peppers to the five gallon fermenter this week. The weather has been very warm so the initial ferment is off to a good start. It smells spicy and yeasty, which tells me the lacto ferment is happy. Once I pitch it to the big fermenter, things should really take off.

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