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But we got ugly tomatoes

Summer is ending, as I clean up my garden beds and mulch the rest of plants that reached their term I am giving extra room to those that did not get a share of the spotlight just yet. 335 more words

Vegetable Garden

First sign of Autumn in my back yard

This tiny Sycamore seedling tree is one of the many mini trees I have growing in my yard. As I was watering my plants last evening I noticed how beautiful Autumn colours had flooded into this little tree’s leaves. 8 more words

Sustainable Living


My husband, like a lot of people, planted fruit trees because of childhood memories – his family in Germany had gardens and orchards in their back yards, and he remembered how much better an apple, or any fruit for that matter, tastes fresh off the tree.  689 more words

Garden Harvest

I’ve been wanting to share this post for quite a few weeks now, but I wanted to share as many photos in one post as possible instead of doing multiple posts with only a photo or two. 479 more words


Summer Garden

With August coming to a close, I thought I’d do a post showing some pictures of our backyard harvests.  I should just call this the Summer of Tomatoes, because we sure had A LOT of them.   126 more words

Backyard Gardening

Garden update

Everything in the garden is starting to grow and I’ve become seriously obsessed, so obsessed that I even gardened in my heels.

We officially have, zucchini, lettuce, kale, cucumber, tomato and dill.   21 more words


Garden's a Growin'

Well, the height of the garden season is happening now and things are looking better…finally.

There were a few setbacks this year to make growing vegetables an adventure. 478 more words