Seed Storage

I haven't written about gardening in quite awhile, since my garden this past summer was not very successful.  It started off great and then quickly went downhill.  Part was my fault due to neglect and lack of time to properly take care of it and part of it was due to weather and other things out… Continue reading Seed Storage


Organic? Or Just the Way it Should Be?

Tonight I picked my first real tomato harvest.  The tomato plants have been a little slow to produce this year.  I'm not sure if it's because I transplanted them a little late this spring or if they are having a hard time with the heat.  Luckily we had a pop up thunderstorm blow through yesterday… Continue reading Organic? Or Just the Way it Should Be?



This morning I got up real early so I could get a run in and get the lawn mowed before it gets crazy hot.  The back yard had not been mowed in about 3 weeks.  For various reasons neither Benzo nor I could find time to mow it and then when we did have time… Continue reading Eeeep!

Food · Garden

Must Be Zucchini Season

People must be picking a lot of zucchini these days because I'm getting more hits than usual on zucchini: Zucchini grows like crazy and once it starts coming, it just doesn't stop until the bugs get to it.  I've given away several of our giant zucchinis from Friday night and we've eaten several and we… Continue reading Must Be Zucchini Season


Don’t Turn Your Back on Them

Remember a week ago when I picked the first little zucchini?  It was small but I was happy because I knew zucchini would be plentiful in a few weeks?  Try ONE WEEK. Tonight I picked seven very large zucchinis!  I had also picked another large one earlier this week.  These zucchinis along with that one totaled… Continue reading Don’t Turn Your Back on Them