Category Archives: gardening

June Gardening – Tomatoes Galore!

I planted a 10 pack of Early Girl tomatoes in March and I was wondering why there were no red tomatoes yet.  Then one weekend morning I thought I spotted some color way down at the base of one tomato plant so I got down on my hands and knees and wonder of wonders, there were over a dozen beautiful red, ripe tomatoes at the bottom of the tomato plants, hiding from me! Almost every single one of my eggplants… Read the rest

Spring 2010 Gardening

I prefer starting seeds myself because I can be selective about the vegetables I am growing not to mention seeds are considerably less than live baby plants.  I have a big jar of seeds in my refrigerator; I keep them there because it extends their life. However, this year by the time it started to warm up, I realized I’d be getting too late of a start on seeds, so I caved and decided to buy baby plants.   Since there… Read the rest

Working in the Garden

A couple of weeks ago I was having a really stressful weekend.  Mr. A and I had a misunderstanding which only made things worse.  I texted him, only to find out he wasn’t upset with me at all, instead, he thought I was upset with him! After that I called him on the phone and the tears were rolling as I told him why I was so stressed out and listing all the things I had to get done. Poor… Read the rest

February Gardening 2010

I haven’t done a garden update in a while, even though my garden has been quietly growing throughout winter. Unfortunately, the bed I planted in was underlaid with chicken wire over three years ago, so the gopher was able to make his way into the bed and was starting to eat my vegetables. I had to move everything from the invaded bed, into a bed that was underlaid only last year.  It took quite a while for the transplanted veggies… Read the rest