Category Archives: Harvest Tally

Fight the Blight

Everyone knows that I love tomatoes, but not everyone knows that for a long time I have been dealing with soil borne diseases on my tomato plants. Despite various preventative measures I’ve tried, this year is no different. Early blight … Continue reading

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More Cool Stuff

I got more spring planting done this week! I planted the broccoli bed and the container potatoes. I also did a little more tending of the ornamentals. Planting the Broccoli Bed Buying Plants As you can see from the photo … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Nosy Tomato

One of the tomatoes in my garden this year developed a pointy little protrusion. I must confess that I did not give it much thought until a friend recently reported the same thing happening to her:  “My tomato has a nose! … Continue reading

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Seeing Red

Harvest Report – July 2016 I am finally seeing red in my garden! Congratulations to Patio Princess for being the first tomato to ripen this year. It beat even the cherry tomatoes, probably because it got a head start. I started it earlier … Continue reading

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My Berry First Harvests of the Year!

Harvesting the garden has already begun! Yesterday I shared my second strawberry harvest of the year with my family; each of us got 2-1/2 strawberries. The first strawberry harvest a couple days before that had consisted of 3 strawberries. As … Continue reading

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