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Category: Homemaking

Tomato Haul

A look at some of the tomatoes and other vegetables coming ripe in the garden. Looks like the reflective tape is keeping those birds away…

Bounty and Blight in the Garden

There’s lots happening in my vegetable garden this week – the carrots are out, I’ve started pulling my bulb onions, the spring crops are going gangbusters, and we’re finally getting some rain after a very long hot and dry period…

How To Protect Tomatoes From Birds

Believe it or not, the first tomatoes are ripening. Not mine, of course, but some of my neighbors at the community garden are already harvesting Supice tomatoes. I’ve got green tomatoes on all of my plants except the Isis Candy cherry tomato, so it is time to think about protection…

Maintaining the “Slow” with a Full-time Job

How to live slower while working full-time? This is my new concern since I started a full-time contract position in February…

Reap What You Sow

The final fruits of the winter garden are ready. Carrots, green onions and beets are now on the menu…