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Dear Ralph,

Wait until the necessary and everlasting overpowers you, until day and night avail themselves of your lips. 

—Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Essays and Lectures”

I believe in ripeness, the wisdom… 110 more words

Green tomatoes

So my hanging baskets have been looking pretty sorry for themselves for a while. I tried reviving them but now the weather has started cooling (how can it possibly be Autumn already?) there is not as much of the heat and sunlight that they require to ripen well. 147 more words

Grow Your Own

Ripening by Blair Gaulton

Ripening night beckons those;
who enjoy the night life.
(C)BJG(Blair Gaulton)Aug 2017


A Surprisingly Easy Way to Ripen Green Tomatoes!

So raise your hand if you decided it would be a great idea to grow your own tomatoes and you would use them for everything including dinner, canning, and snacks for the kiddos?   1,051 more words


Ripe pickins

Oops, I picked this melon before its time:

In my defense, I didn’t know what it was when it was growing, since I didn’t actually “plant” it.  519 more words

Other Stuff

Ripe Fruit

by Sharon Morrisey, consumer horticulture agent for Milwaukee County

Many summer fruits ripen from July through fall. Summer raspberries (Rubus) are next to ripen after June-bearing strawberries ( 395 more words


Between Midsummer and Autumn - Or The Ripening

It’s July. Things are heating up all over. Nights are sultry and steamy. The full (Hay, Blessing, Buck and Thunder) moon is around the corner. 826 more words

Practical Magic