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Black Eyed Susans

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Transplanted Tomatoes

The tomatoes have been in the cold frame for a few weeks now and are doing well. Yesterday I moved the rest of the cattle panel trellises into the garden and...

Tomato Seedlings in a Cold Frame

The tomato seedlings were repotted almost two weeks ago and have been out in the cold frame since. They are growing steadily and heartily. Hopefully they will be hardened off and...

Chia Seedlings

Chia (above) – I’m not sure what I’ll do with this. It was more of a last-minute idea to throw some chia seeds in the flat. A throwback to Chia Pets...

The seeds are in the dirt! I took some time a week ago and cleaned out the seed starting trays and mixed together my mix (coco coir and worm castings). I...

I started my first seeds of 2013 today. Since it is really early I just did tomatoes and peppers. There are nine starts each of eight varieties – four each of...

I am canning tomato sauce this afternoon and just had my first mishap. I loaded the last jar (a short pint jar) in and lowered the basket into the almost boiling...

With the bounty of tomatoes from my garden and those of our families I have been looking into canning. I have already canned tomatoes in their own juice, but I realized...

We spent this beautiful Sunday morning out in the garden. It began with an impromptu hornworm spotting that turned into a full on hornworm massacre. I think we killed at least...