My little tomatoes have been green for a very long time, seems like it’s been at least a month. But now they are turning red and are getting ready to harvest! I can’t wait to start eating them or canning them!
A few days ago, I checked on my garden, and noticed that one of my tomato plants is finally growing some cherry tomatoes! I grew this plant from seed, and it seems to be developing slowly, but it is very healthy! As for the other plants, I think the peas have died. I have onlyContinue reading “Little green tomatoes”
The strawberry plant is slowly growing and producing more strawberries. I got 5 berries from it yesterday, and they were delicious! But it’s not producing many berries all at once, so I will have to freeze some of them so I can collect enough to make ice cream and other recipes. The peas have producedContinue reading “Garden Update, June 23rd 2020”
When all of this crap that’s been happening this year started a few months ago, I discovered that I really need to work on some survival skills. That includes growing and preserving my own food, just in case the economy collapses from the effects of COVID-19, and the grocery stores in town go out ofContinue reading “Let the canning begin!”
Hello! Yesterday, in my post about my first strawberry, I mentioned that I thought my peas were not doing well. Well, I was wrong! This peapod seemed to magically appear overnight. I can’t wait to taste fresh peas for the first time ever, and to start canning them!
Well, it looks like Spring is finally here to stay. The flowers in my yard had begun to bloom over the last few days. Yesterday, when taking Sherlock out into the yard for the first time that morning, I noticed how beautiful the flowers looked with large drops of morning dew. So, after he hadContinue reading “Flowers blooming in the yard, May 2020”
I bought this strawberry plant a few weeks ago. I had to keep it inside due to the below average temperatures (we had a chance of frost for the past two nights, which is very rare for May in the midwest USA). But the weather conditions are changing for the better, so I put itContinue reading “Time to go outside”
This year, I’ve decided to plant a vegetable garden for the first time in many years. It will be small this year, but if I am successful, I will have a crop full of cherry tomatoes, carrots, and peas. I also decided to try starting my garden with seeds, rather than buying plants (except forContinue reading “Starting a garden from seedlings”