Tomatoes– one slicing tomato from what was just 8 weeks ago just an 8-10″ better boy tomato plant, and two Mighty Sweet cherry tomatoes. The plant these were growing on went through 3 mild freezes and was just barely a twig when planted this spring. It now holds almost twenty little tomatoes! My better boy … More June in review–in pictures
Every winter both my husband and I get asked at least a dozen times why we don’t get colds or flu. We just don’t. This past winter was my 11th year of good health–no cold and no flu at all. Do I get sick? Well, I do have days where my allergies kick my butt. … More Sacrificing– a way (and means) to better health
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Week 7 has been a busy week- suckers to pluck off of tomato plants growing fast and the first of the potato bugs. Even in a small garden, there is work and diligence needed. I was shocked to see a potato bug–we’re two stories up? So at this time, I have removed two of them … More Container Gardening Week– #7
This past Saturday our morning plans included picking 12# of fresh strawberries. We were out in the local strawberry patch just before 8am and picked 12# in about 30 minutes. Once home I followed the instructions on the Sure-Jell package and after approximately 1 hour I had 12 containers of various sizes of fresh strawberry … More Strawberry Freezer Jam
Fresh green asparagus is usually the first vegetable of the season for us. Personally, I don’t like asparagus, but my husband loves it as long as it’s cooked, or grilled right. All summer long I grill food for my husband and I. I’ve even been known to grill late fall/early winter. Most of what we … More Grilled Aspargus
I’ve got a whopping eight tomatoes on my plants already. It was kind of hard to show in pictures, but they are there. Tiny 6″ tomatoes plants are now giants. Two plants are planted in a large pot and each one of them is about 14″ tall and fill the entire planter they are kept in. … More Container garden at five weeks!!
First off let me just say– Thank you Purple Cow Organic Potting Soil and Tomato Gro! This year’s container garden is really growing fast and looking fabulous 🙂 Our container garden is in its fourth week. Everything on our deck made it through three touches of frost… Frost burned the leaves on my tomato plants, … More My container garden at one month!