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A Spring Message Especially For New Gardeners

Spring is here. Ok, it’s not here where I live these days. It was below freezing this morning, but I know many of my readers in Oklahoma, Texas, Georgia and Florida for example, are ready to plant. 415 more words

The Cruelest Month: How to Start Your Garden Early Indoors

March is definitely the cruelest month for most of us. And as someone who has suffered from Seasonal Affective Disorder for … who knows how long… it can seem like a particularly frustrating time of year. 475 more words



Look at my daily tomato crop ! Amazing! Steady, too. I pick a handful of ripe or nearly ripe little tomatoes every morning. They’re tangy, sweet and flavourful. 112 more words


Backyard summer crop...

Returned to the vegie patch after a spell to find the tomato plants now trees and despite the inattention I must be forgiven as they continue to be generous in the summer heat (the cucumbers trying their best also!!) Always a thrill to harvest such beauties from the backyard…



Golden Sunray Tomatoes Are Ripening

Earlier this year I posted a few times that I was growing food in the Sonoran desert. Though I experienced an extremely hot summer, this one tomato plant survived! 89 more words

Great Tomato Growing Tips

Anytime you get torrential rainfall there’s always a chance your tomato plants will suffer. Since you can’t control Mother Nature, what’s the best way to keep them secure and safe? 605 more words

Organic Gardening

Traditional Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

I’ve been told that it is it possible to grow tomatoes in the springtime in Louisiana and then to plant another crop in the fall. I love ripe tomatoes and two crops a year seems like a gardener’s dream. 1,849 more words