You will only read things about gardening, cooking, and projects, from me. I love my garden and it loves me back with delicious, nutritious,...
I would use good quality compost as a starter.
That's something I like most about gardening - sharing the wonder and bounty. You did good, Sir!
Lovely roses, DR!
Saving some tomato seeds for varieties that I like. I don't need a lot. Mostly for the heirlooms and open pollinated, dwarf varieties.
Sorry I never answered, Sjoerd. The eight pounds came from two containers.
Here are some of the late variety, "Elba". As in the palindrome that Napoleon supposedly stated (in English, at that), "Able was I, ere I saw...
I've been somewhat out of commission as my "health plan" doctors and nurses try to avoid me. Still, things were a bit better today. Fortunately,...
My condolences as well.
We had a much needed break. We booked a cottage rental at the Oregon Coast, village of Oceanside. One of my favorite places in the entire world....
Be careful with that mandolin. I've seen some horrible injuries. I always use the special mandolin safety gloves.
I like to slice thin, add garlic salt, pepper and a little oil, and dry until crispy in the food dehydrator. Tasty zucchini chips.
Also the burger bun is always too big or too small. And the number of hot dogs never matches the number of buns.
LOL Sjoerd. Rufus my dog has a pretty face but not me.
We don't go out much, so we get interesting and special meals by making them. It's nice...
Here is my recipe. The crust is blind baked so it will be flaky.
Prepare a crust for 1 crust pie. I use 1/2 recipe of the shortening recipe on...
There were lots of heirloom-type tomatoes, so I made a tomato pie.
I spend half the season looking forward to this. It's a lot of work,...
The brugmansia had its first flower. Sweetly fragrant. There are more buds.
The dwarf tomatoes are producing like...
@Melody Mc. I love looking at your garden photos. You accomplish so much with a cooler shorter season. Those blueberries will serve you well!
There were enough Asian pears to can a batch. There might be enough to can a second batch if they keep a few more days on the tree.
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