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Beautiful Tomatoes

I’m not a gardener, but today I picked two very beautiful tomatoes.
I planted these plants, I watered these plants. These are the first tomatoes I have ever grown. 48 more words

Real Life

Fields of Gold

It is my favourite time of year again! This morning, as I gazed out my back window over the sea of yellow grain heads arching under a blue sky, I wondered if it would begin today. 204 more words


Harvest ~ Jim Crace

Every now and again a novel comes along which quite simply takes your breath away.  It won’t necessarily have the same effect on everyone (as the discussion in last week’s book group gave witness to) but for you it will be one of the books that you know you will be returning to for the rest of your reading life.   1,065 more words

Book Reviews


Harvest is about hustle. It’s about sweat. It’s sticky. It’s juicy. It’s sweet. It’s also a hell of a lot of fun. But more than anything, the true beauty of the harvest in the interconnectedness. 298 more words

27 Cucumbers Today!

The hot weather and long sunny days have been perfect for my cucumber plants.  Every day the pickles have been trickling in and last night the count was at 27 total cucumbers since harvesting began. 125 more words

Living Day To Day

First Tomato of the Year!

Too bad it is a Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde tomato.

I’d guess this is a case of Blossom End Rot (BER) but it doesn’t look quite like the pictures.   72 more words

Vegetable Garden

We've Got The Beets!

The beet seeds I planted not even a week ago are already sprouting.  Looks like I’ll definitely get my chance to try growing these again and hopefully not make the same mistakes. 267 more words