We still have tomatoes

I just had to share this photo. Before I headed out this morning, I took the time to pick tomatoes. It's October 7, and we still have tomatoes! I probably could have picked more beans, too, but I didn't have time before I had to head out. Those little Spoon tomatoes are the most adorable … Continue reading We still have tomatoes

Fall garden update: the covered beds

In the main garden area, which will be a permanent garden, we've still got the two beds covered with mesh to protect them from the deer. Unfortunately, that leaves them pretty neglected, due to the difficulty in moving such long frames. Of the radishes we planted, there are two French Breakfast radishes that survived the … Continue reading Fall garden update: the covered beds

Morning kitties and morning harvest

I got to give Nosencrantz full body pets this morning! She hadn't even started eating yet when she let me pet her - and she was purring! Then she joined her Grandma Butterscotch for breakfast. 🙂 Do you see that orange over on the far right? That's Rolando Moon. She's still around! It looks like … Continue reading Morning kitties and morning harvest

Melting and managing, and I GOT TO TOUCH IT!!!

Well, the forecasts have changed again. Instead of things starting to cool down starting today, we're now supposed to hit 33C/91F with a humidex of 40C/104F this afternoon, and hit 30C/86F over the next couple of days. Thunderstorm warnings are back for tomorrow, but now extending over two days. I really hope we do get … Continue reading Melting and managing, and I GOT TO TOUCH IT!!!

Our 2021 garden: yesterday and today

Yesterday ended up being even hotter than was forecast. We also didn't get the thunderstorms that were predicted. 😦 I still ended up outside to take care of a few things. One of them was to check on our curing onions, shallots and garlic. They are not cured yet, but they've dried enough that I … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: yesterday and today

Our 2021 garden: protecting the tomatoes

I'm glad I "wasted" some time on the computer last night, scrolling through Facebook. I came upon a question in one of the local gardening groups I'm on, asking advice on how to protect their transplants if there is a frost. Frost??? So I checked the forecasts, and instead of the somewhat cooler overnight temperatures … Continue reading Our 2021 garden: protecting the tomatoes