Monthly Archives: August 2010

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 Patch, we noticed many of the plants are turning brown, and decided … Continue reading

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August 4th Harvest

The season is in full swing, and with it flows the bounty of all the work invested this spring and summer. The cucumbers are setting what may be their final pickles, as the vines are beginning to wither. They have … Continue reading

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So Much for My Social Life

It’s Time ! If you’ve been following my posts for long, you probably know that I have well over 300 tomato plants in my garden. This spring I planted 20 + varieties, and had over 600 plants in the greenhouse. … Continue reading

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Cooking with Zucchini

Now that Zucchini Season is in full swing, I’ve been trying all manner of ways to eat it. I’ve found it makes a wonderful pizza topping, with pepperoni, onions and peppers. The taste was very unique, and quite enjoyable. The … Continue reading

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Making a Stand

I’ve finally gotten around to building a Produce Stand. I’ve been putting it off, hoping the Market would consume all of my garden goodies. It has not. So, work begins on the backup plan: A stand to be operated by … Continue reading

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Photos by Nate: 2

I’m really impressed with my nephew’s photos, and I’ve decided I will post them once a week. This will give me a break, as well as show off the garden from Nate’s perspective. I’ve made it a point to teach … Continue reading

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Working With Nature

I visited my sister Sandy this weekend to take some pictures of her puppies. While there, I couldn’t help but take photos from around her pond. It’s about 25 feet wide and I’m guessing 40 feet long, but it’s absolutely … Continue reading

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