Category Archives: Vegetables

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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Talk It Up

Summer is in full swing here at Chez Rea, and that means that I’m harvesting and using edible flowers (I just love edible flowers!) as well as vegetables, herbs, and fruit from my garden. Do you wish you could do … 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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You Say Potato, I Say Experimento

Originally posted on A Well Watered Garden:
? “Sweet flowers are slow and weeds make haste.” -Shakespeare Shakespeare’s Birthplace – 4/23/11 Happy Shakespeare’s Birthday! This is a big year for Bard lovers like me and my husband because it’s the…

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You Say Potato, I Say Experimento

  Happy Shakespeare’s Birthday! This is a big year for Bard lovers like me and my husband because it’s the 400th anniversary of his death. Five years ago today we were at Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-Upon-Avon and bumped into the … Continue reading

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2015 Kitchen Garden Photos

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The 2016 garden is well underway already both indoors and out. In the meantime, here is a pictorial review of last year’s kitchen garden. *CLICK ON ANY PICTURE FOR LARGER VIEW and/or SLIDESHOW: Journal Notes: Less kale, more chard! To Try: … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Report 2015

It’s the first day of winter, 12/21/15, and we had 0.64″ of RAIN at this CoCoRaHS station this morning. Because of how mild the weather has been, I STILL HAVE KALE IN THE GARDEN! In fact, I harvested some a few … Continue reading

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