Where is November going? This season is changing way too quickly for me! The other day I trimmed up some stressed summer plants to see if they could give me just a little BIT more before the colder temps set in and now it's going to be Thanksgiving Week and Jack Frost is nipping away. … Continue reading The Season is Changing, So I got to Work Harvesting and Storing
I cannot believe what just defiled my garden.
Because, even a good thing can get in the way.
I will tell you how I have successfully grown okra and tomatillos after overcoming some local growing challenges.
"In nature a repulsive caterpillar turns into a lovely butterfly. But with humans it is the other way around: a lovely butterfly turns into a repulsive caterpillar." -Chekhov It all started with thin webbing appearing my okra, the irrational bolting of my basil, and then thin webbing on my basil. At first glance, it was obvious … Continue reading The Very Hungry Caterpillars
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