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Saving Pea Seeds & Moving Raspberries

This week at the allotment it has felt more like autumn, with some wet and breezy days.  One morning this week it was quite foggy too and on this particular morning I noticed lots of spiders webs that looked beautiful with the moisture from the air making then sparkle: 1,065 more words

Gardening - Fruit

Tomato Disease-more info on Early Blight

Someone replied to my last post on Early Blight, “Will this contaminate the soil (for next year)?” Great question. Here is more info on this subject. 281 more words

General

Tomato Disease-Early Blight

Early Blight is a bacteria that lives in the soil and when the rain splashes the soil up on the lower leaves, the bacteria gets on the plant. 1,058 more words

General

tomatoes, tomatoes, and more tomatoes

We’re not overrun with tomatoes that we don’t know what to do with them. Our tomato harvest has been good and we continue to find new tomatoes growing on the vines. 108 more words

Edible Garden

A Monday meditation on... 'Maters!

Ah, August. Not only is it the time of year those of us in the northern hemisphere experience the dog days of summer, it’s the celebrated time when we get to enjoy tomatoes that were homegrown in the dirt–the way nature intended! 333 more words

Food

Tomato Time

It’s been a sad time in these parts as my Nan passed away this weekend, just after her 80th birthday. Chefie and I made a dash southward to be with family this weekend. 197 more words

Tomato Musings

The first big step into spring

Yesterday I sowed my tomato seeds. This is  a day I look forward to all year. I love tomatoes, but I hate the supermarket ones. I know supermarket tomatoes get a bit of a bad rap and heirloom is pushed a lot, but it’s not because my tomatoes are heirloom, it really is because they taste of something. 133 more words

Planting