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The Tomatoes Move Into Their Home and Meet the Neighbors

Third time's a charm -Said by a lot of people As many of you know, I discussed the topic of transplanting tomatoes TWICE and it was contrary to many gardening belief systems. I defied that idea using  Emilee and Jere Gettle's wisdom and Winston Churchill's words to back my theories. Some things just need to be repeated.… Continue reading The Tomatoes Move Into Their Home and Meet the Neighbors

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Twice Transplanting Tomatoes

To  improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. -Winston Churchill A little over a week ago I judged my tomato seedlings to be on their way for outgrowing their eggshell containers. Many gardeners think you should only move a transplant once or the plant will be shocked and not survive. I don't… Continue reading Twice Transplanting Tomatoes

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An answer at last in reference to the unidentified plant

I posed a question about a plant a while back. Remember "Eesa Fuji?" Well I downloaded an app called garden compass and it allowed me to send the picture to an expert. Here was their response: "Difficult to tell without the flowers, but appears to belong to the Wisteria genus, a twining woody vine that… Continue reading An answer at last in reference to the unidentified plant

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The Difference Between Surviving and Flourishing

Hibiscus flowers do not require water, the blooms will stay viable until their time has passed, with or without watering. http://www.hibiscus-flower.com/ When we moved into this house, my friend told me that the small bushes that were planted in front of the house were Hibiscus bushes. I was very excited about having Hibiscus bushes in… Continue reading The Difference Between Surviving and Flourishing

Food and Travel

Yoho, Yoho, a Yummy Life for Me

Bees are the only insect in the world that make food that people can eat. http://www.bees4kids.org.uk/fun-facts-about-honey-bees/ When you move to a foreign country, you sometimes seek familiar comforts only to realize that you don't know where to look. Well, this quest wasn't so complicated; I wanted honey. I knew that I could buy honey at the… Continue reading Yoho, Yoho, a Yummy Life for Me