Category Archives: Garden

tomato jam (more like chutney)

I have to admit, I’m a little disappointed with the amount of tomatoes in my garden that are still green. It’s September 27th and my tomatoes, despite a few, could be mistaken for one of the green variety yet they … Continue reading

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the fruits of our labor

I was walking around the property today taking in the last bit of warmth we had here in the valley as the clouds drifted in and signs of autumn crept in with it. The weather is supposed to change to … Continue reading

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hands

David and I came home from Las Vegas the other night (a story in itself) and the next morning when I checked on the garden, I was pleasantly surprised to see some of our tomatoes starting to turn juicy red and some of … Continue reading

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one man’s junk is another man’s treasure: composting

Between the two of us, David and I go through a lot of food and garbage. Sometimes it is rather amazing that we take out the garbage up to once a day. Before you jump to conclusions, we do recycle … Continue reading

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Choppin’ broccoli

Life has been a little slow on the farm the last couple of days. It’s probably due to the fact that both David and I were out-of-town this past weekend. Some things though, remain moving full speed ahead such as … Continue reading

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Green Thumb Master…well, sort of

“I’m not really a career person. I’m a gardener, basically.”– George Harrison Well, I wouldn’t exactly say I’m a gardener yet. Truth is, I’ve never really had a green thumb. In fact, once when I planted a tomato plant at … Continue reading

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My Secret Garden

Sunday, David and I went to Al’s Nursery over in Sherwood where we purchased about twenty-five different vegetable, fruit and herb starts for our garden(s). David and his cousin Joel had built two 3×15 foot raised beds the previous weekend … Continue reading

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