This year we are again experimenting with a couple of new garden spaces and how we do our gardens. We've added spinach, turnips and green beans to this year's crops. And we are planting a few crops in two or three different locations to see how that goes. The area our renter's dog's cage was… Continue reading 03.31.20 Chauvin Produce Company 2020 – March Update
Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning the temperature here was in the mid-20s for several hours. This is unusual in Louisiana for November. It will be the end of what's left of our vegetable garden. This is our last Chauvin Produce Company report until next year. I'd give our 2019 garden a B-. After Roy… Continue reading 11.16.19 Chauvin Produce Company – end of season report! Bo & Peep Update!!
Gardening is difficult when the weather is as hot has it has been. The high today was in the high 70s so right after church today I spent several hours crawling around and working in our main vegetable garden. Pulling weeds has been difficult because the garden was so full. All weeds and dead leaves… Continue reading 08.26.19 Chauvin Produce Company – In Transition to the Fall Garden
Things, they are a changing in the garden! This week I harvested our entire crop of potatoes. See the picture below. It was not the large basket full of potatoes I hoped for. But it will provide us with maybe 4 meals of potatoes so that's good. Once the plants above the ground died off… Continue reading 07.14.19 Chauvin Produce Company – Things they are a changing
The vegetable plants are as big as they need to get and they re all producing. We are now harvesting daily! Instead of showing the garden itself, I'll share some photos of the harvest and a couple of the garden! We've been dealing with hungry little insects and bugs and spraying and spraying the plants… Continue reading 06.27.19 Chauvin Produce Update – It is Harvest Time!
This produce update we're starting with the bad news and then will go on to all of the good news. Well, it was just not time for us to grow broccoli and cauliflower. The plants got big, but bugs got the leaves. We treated them all three different times using Sevin Dust, then Insecticidal Soap… Continue reading 06.05.19 Chauvin Produce Company Update
Our tallest stalk of corn is expecting its first baby corn!!! It's not time for a full vegetable garden update but this new development is too wonderful to wait! This is the stalk that was started from seed inside and was the only one that lived long enough to be planted outside! The rest of… Continue reading 05.07.19 Chauvin family is expecting a new baby!
One year ago today we began moving into the home we built three years before. We rented it out for three years and this time last year we were moving the few things we had into our home. Since our motorhome was furnished with built in furniture there was only one small table to move… Continue reading 05.04.19 Our One Year Anniversary!
If you’re anything like me, the family dinner table played a huge part in your childhood and to our own family dinner time with our sons.. Whether we were just sharing funny or heartwarming stories about the day’s activities or playing with the family dog dinner was an extra special time to enjoy each other’s… Continue reading 05.02.19 The Lesson of the Burnt Biscuits
My sister Harriet and brother-in-law George came to visit on Monday! There are few people I feel very comfortable talking with and my sister and brother-in-law are two of them. Their visits are moments I cherish. We had a great time visiting and laughing over lots of silly things! Roy and I are planning… Continue reading 05.03.19 My sister came to visit and Chauvin Produce Company Update!