Archive for the 'gardening' Category

Too many!

Sunday, July 8th, 2007

Ack! What to do with a plethora of tomatoes! Have I ever mentioned here that I really don’t like tomatoes? It used to be a full on hatred, but I’ve been teaching myself tomato tolerance for the last few years. I still don’t want to just pick a tomato fresh from the garden and bite […]

Garden Update

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

I realized something today – there are items in my garden that I don’t know how to check for ripeness. Tomatoes are easy, they turn a nice shade of red (or yellow) and they’re ready. But what about lettuce? Or carrots? Or garlic and shallots? The strawberries are pretty easy too, when they’re ripe they’ll […]

A happy accident

Sunday, April 22nd, 2007

Yesterday, I had to work. This is not normal for a Saturday, but it was a special case. Being that I had to be there super early and would not finish before the farmer’s market closed, this means that I had to wake up super early to make it to the market before work. After […]

Joy! It is officially spring!

Sunday, April 15th, 2007

The weather is still horrible. It was raining all day yesterday and must have been about 40 degrees. I was freezing, but braved the ick for opening day of our local farmer’s market. I nearly had the place to myself. As I had expected, most of the produce was trucked in from much further south. […]