Winter Finds – Tomato and Mushrooms

It may be winter but on occasion we still find some fresh veggies.  My small tomato plant is still producing and on a hike last week over on the property we found fresh oyster mushrooms!  Not bad for late January!  This time around I dehydrated most of the mushrooms so I could have some later on this winter.

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Spring and Planting Thoughts

Over the past few years I’ve planted several different heirloom varieties of tomato. It’s easy to pick up a plant from the local nursery, but more variety is available if started from seed. Heirloom varieties come in all shapes, colors and taste. Give it a try and see what you think! The “TOP 10” Tomato Descriptions Black Cherry –…

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From the Garden!

Opalka heirloom tomatoes.  I found the seeds to this variety online and thought I’d give them a try.   Another variety I found are Ildi. So far they are doing great growing in 5 gallon buckets.  Over all I have about 10 different varieties growing this year.

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Tomato Heaven – Spring is Coming!

So far this month I’ve only decided on one vegetable to plant. Tomato! I also may need to rethink the garden layout since I’ll be planting about 15 different varieties of tomato! Yes, I got a little crazy with my seeds this year and I’ve also ordered more! This summer the pressure canner will be working overtime. Instead of…

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Guess What Is For Dinner?

There is nothing like some fresh veggies for dinner!  I only have about eight okra plants so I’ll dice up a little green tomato to go along with it.  Actually the rain knocked off a tomato that was not quite ripe but no longer green, so I’ll try using that one instead. I even have a little onion that…

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