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Pink tomatoes - maybe

Raising pink tomatoes, or any non-cherry tomato, has always been a bug-bear for me. I’m really not a fan of pesticides, but in our climate it’s a constant battle with the bugs. 86 more words



(It’s summer on the Gulf Coast, and the weeds are thriving even as the gardeners are retreating inside for cold tea and AC. I wrote this after a satisfying morning of pulling weeds. 230 more words

Carol Hemmye

Zinnias are weird

nce upon a time, I bought a “Enchanted Garden” seed packet for way too much online. From this packet, I have grown some beautiful cornflowers, dianthus, cosmos and the subject of this post, zinnias. 296 more words


Balcony garden

What a beautiful Saturday morning! #Summer #Toronto #sunshine #life


Thoughts on the flowers of Abersychan

“For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities – his eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.” Romans 1:20… 420 more words


Sultan of Squash: Meet Don Francois, Iowa's Biggest Winner

JOHNSTON, Iowa — Don Francois grows over 100 different vegetables from asparagus to zucchini, March to November, seven days a week.

In just a couple of acres behind an office building in Johnston, Francois tends his plants. 242 more words