it’s tomato season at last!!!

---, My Harvests, Tomatoes
I have buckets full of beautiful red tomatoes now! It’s amazing we get through the whole rest of the year without these glorious garden fresh tomatoes. My tomatoes ripened quite a bit later this year than previous years, but it looks like I’ll make up for that by having LOTS!!…
 
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today’s harvest

---, My Harvests
Oh my goodness! So much bounty from the garden. I used harvests from this past week today to make two pickle recipes as well as cucumber salad and sauteed zucchini for dinner tonight.
 
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today’s harvest – eggplants!

---, My Harvests, Pests & Pathogens
My first eggplants of the season!! I am excited to harvest these. Eggplants have trouble growing in my garden because of flea beetles. Last year I had didn’t get any eggplants, though I planted a dozen plants. The leaves had more holes than green, the plants barely grew, and no…
 
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today’s harvest – garlic!!

---, My Harvests
This is my garlic harvest!! Plus a few onions and some dill. I am pleased with my garlic this year. About 70 nice big heads. I will wash them, then let then dry in the sun a day or so, and then trim the roots and stems. This is a…
 
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today’s harvest

---, My Harvests
I love it when I can bring in a basket filled with all sorts of vegetables. Today I have bok choy, round cabbage, Chinese cabbage, broccolini, radicchio, some red oak leaf lettuce, pickling cucumbers, and summer squashes: yellow, patty pan and zucchini. I think there is some basil in there…
 
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Skippy’s calendar app is out

Starting Seeds
Woohoo! My completely updated vegetable seed planting calendar app is now available. Just in time for Fall Planting. It’s at the Apple App Store for iOS and at GooglePlay for android. Let me know how you like it ! Leave a comment here or at the store. At the Apple…
 
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4th of July harvest

---, My Harvests
My 4th of July harvest is escarole and basil. I ended up with way too much, so this is the box I put out to share with my neighbors. I thought the big heads of escarole looked nice broken in half and tied with a string. This way the blanched…
 
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today’s harvest

---, My Harvests
I have an overabundance of lettuce, so I put it out on a table by my mailbox. It disappears fast. There is escarole, broadleaf and frissee in the left box and lettuce in the right one.
 
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