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9/19/14: In the garden this week

The nights are chilly, and many trees are showing fall color like this blackhaw viburnum (Viburnum prunifolium). Each sugar and red maple seems to have one brightly colored branch, as if it’s previewing the color to come. 450 more words


My tomatoes love the sun and warmth!

Last week was warm and sunny-just what tomatoes need to ripen. Temperatures in the mid 80s. It’s a little cooler this week but still nice. Suddenly I have all kinds of tomatoes ripening-yea! 126 more words


9/12/14: In the garden this week

You grow asters, right? Sure, they all look pretty much the same–go back to yesterday’s post or to two previous posts on the Asteraceae to see lots of composite flowers–but they’re just so pretty. 445 more words

Native Plants

For the love of tomatoes!

Summer has come and we are quickly sliding into the next season. It’s been great feeling the hot rays of sunshine during the daytime. Even more pleasant has been the evenings where we could sit outside and enjoy the pleasant warm night-time temperatures. 279 more words

Childhood Memories

What is wrong with me???

Wait, don’t answer this. It is meant to be rhetorical. Oh, you already have answered? Sssshhhhh, keep it to yourself, trust me, I already know. 1,557 more words

The Kitchen

Tomato Harvest


I had an exceptional tomato season this year. All grown from seed, I tried a few new ones and stuck with some old favorites. The winners? 537 more words

Vegetable Gardening

I Grew Tomatoes.

Late last Spring, I planted my first garden. It all started when I was grocery shopping and saw a little tomato plant that needed a home. 473 more words