What should I do with my half packets of basil, broccoli and beets? Those tiny and potentially mighty promises from years gone by that I won’t let go of but don’t trust either…. from my seed box to the compost heap might be the way to set me and my seeds free.Read More
I’ve taken lots of pictures, and learned lots of things, but I didn’t get any lettuce out of the deal this winter, or tomatoes either.Read More
When everything is grey and coldRead More
and the world seems old and weary
is when everything changes.
Today I moved my tender tomato starters into pots and put them under a grow light in my kitchen window. I’ve done all that I can do for them. Now I’ll have to see if it was enough to get back some love.
I also put my lettuce starters in one of my “salad bowls” in the mini-greenhouse on our south facing deck. I covered them with, appropriately, a salad bowl inside the greenhouse, because it’s supposed to freeze tonight.Read More
So far my winter tomato romance has all been in my head. I would probably tell someone else to eat seasonally; enjoy tomatoes in summer. But I am infatuated with the idea of fresh, tasty tomato with our dinner salad. Despite the negative feedback, I have not given up. I am still doing what I can to cultivate a relationship between me and my heirloom tomatoes that’s more than a summer romance.Continue reading “Winter Tomato Woes” Read More