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Spring Fever or (Im)patience is a Virtue

“Visions of ripening tomatoes burrow into my brain…” Continue reading

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Tips for Tastier Tomatoes

We have limited space in the suburban garden that is the Squirrels’ Nest so tomatoes are awarded prime real estate. Most every other plant is incidental, and subservient to the placement of the tomato plants. “Watermelon this year?” Ms. Professor may … Continue reading

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What Kind of Sandwich?!?

We’re in the heat of tomato harvesting. And eating. BLTs, Caprese Salads, Fresh Salsa, Omelets, etc etc. I’m not saying I’m tired of fresh homegrown tomatoes. I’m just saying I’m looking for a little variety…spice of life, and all that. … Continue reading

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End of Month View-August 2014

August ended the way it usually does for us in this part of the Ohio River Valley–Hot, humid, a thunderstorm or two. The days are noticeably shorter now, and the plants have noticed. A burst of productivity in the vegetable … Continue reading

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Summer Betwixt 2 Slices of Bread

Ben’s Southern Summer Tomato Sandwich This sandwich is almost too simple. But also easy to screw up. Ingredients are the key to this southern sandwich’s culinary mysticism. You need: White bread. Soft, white bread. The kind of white bread everyone … Continue reading

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We Seek the Black Krim

It’s our first year planting the heirloom variety tomato, Black Krim. We’re excited! The one pictured is just starting to ripen and we’re curious how long it will be before it develops that lovely deep, dark crimson. We’ve had a … Continue reading

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Ode to Homegrown Tomatoes & Tips for Growing Same

Only two things that money can’t buy and that’s True Love and Homegrown Tomatoes. ~Guy Clark. We’re trying a few different varieties of tomato this year including Black Krim and Cherokee Purple. Bringing back many old faves, as well, including … Continue reading

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