Category Archives: Afflictions

Up Close

I often struggle to document all of the detail I see with my eyes. I have a pretty good camera, but I can’t always get this amazing device [..]

Afflictions, Goji Berries, Phosphorus, Tomatoes, Zucchini , ,

A Year of Growth: 2011

Another year has passed on the farm, and as the old year passes by, it leaves changes much like a glacier grinding and pushing its way to the [..]

8N Ford Tractor, Afflictions, Apples, Building and Construction, Cauliflower, General, Tomatoes , , , , , , ,

Dirt – “The Skin of the Earth”

For most of my life, I have taken one thing for granted more then anything else: Dirt. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve spent endless hours of my youth [..]

Afflictions, Climate, General

Blight and Tomato Trials

Late blight has ruined the tomato patch, and as a way to look “on the bright side of life”, I’m treating this outbreak as a learning opportunity. I’ve [..]

Afflictions, Tomatoes ,

Late Blight

So there it is, Late Blight, day four, and the tomato plants are showing the devastating destruction it always leaves behind. I like to keep things positive, and [..]

Afflictions, Tomatoes , ,

Gardener’s Friday Breakfast

Today is my late day at work, so this morning, I met up with Kim to pick whatever was ready for harvest. When we got to the Melon [..]

Afflictions, Melons, Tomatoes ,

First Melons

Melons are something I didn’t think I was very good at growing, as last years melons never got bigger then the one in the photo above. This year, [..]

Afflictions, Cucumbers, Fertilizer, Melons, People, Tomatoes & Peppers , , , ,