Fresh peppers and tomatoes from the garden beats even the best salsa. That's all. Happy Weekend!
Although I am still lamenting my squash (maybe it'll come back??) I'm so excited to report lots of tomatoes and peppers!! A juicy burger with stuff from your own personal garden tastes THE BEST! I now have about 10 tomatoes reddening up on my counter. Any good canning recipes?
My squash plant is blooming again!! I think it is trying very hard to stay alive after what appeared to be sure death. Any ideas for how to keep it healthy? Still unsure what happened to it - not enough support or some kind of pest? As a newbie, your suggestions are greatly appreciated!
So, it's the middle of summer, and here I was thinking I had totally converted my black thumb to green. I was dreaming of sauce and salsa recipes for canning and feeding my family with fresh vegetables from the, er, driveway. I mean didn't you see the cute little tomatoes and peppers on my plants? … Continue reading Garden Woes (Bound to happen, right?)
My friend recently told me that my garden was so "city girl" because of the orange buckets. I had to laugh at this because I thought the orange buckets were so ugly, but my husband insisted on them because they were cheap. My garden is "city girl" for a variety of other reasons, not the … Continue reading Driveway Garden Update
OMFG!!!!!!!! What the hell?!? Seriously. I thought I was super cool today as I was cutting fresh basil for my pasta salad. And then this happened. I cut off its branch to try and get it to fall down so I could kill it. (I've gotten really good at/comfortable with this since Mosquito Invasion 2013). … Continue reading City Girl Gardening Woes
OMG! You guys! I think those are little future tomatoes! Legit. Not weeds or anything.
Holy crap you guys! My garden is actually growing! Despite myself! I have even already eaten basil (and I'm here to tell the tale). Quite shocked, over here.
I was recently hit with the notion that I wanted to start a vegetable garden. I get this idea in January when it's cold and snowy and I'm dreaming of summer and fresh tomatoes. I started pinning stuff to a "Gardening" board on Pinterest, which is what every great farmer does, I'm sure. Then in … Continue reading Black Thumb, Your Days Are Numbered