Tag Archive | gardening

Hey, there, ‘lil guys

Sitting out on our back patio tonight after a quick storm raced through the area  (leaving the air outside 10 degrees hotter and roughly 3000% more humid), I just happened to peek at our peppers. Lo and behold, after weeks of seeing naught but blooms and the occasional wee sprouts, I found some things growing. […]

You say “to-may-to”, I say “delicious acidic fruit that’s taxed as a vegetable”

My father-in-law gave us quite the gift last week, as his tomato plants apparently went from “Ehhhh…maybe we’ll produce something for you eventually, if you ask really nice and wait until we’re damned good and ready” to “EFF YAY BABY! LET’S TURN UP THE ‘MATER PRODUCTION AROUND HERE TO 11!”

Weekend Debate: Suburban Agriculture

Last night, I harvested what I could from my backyard, um, garden. In the springtime, I’d had grandiose visions of making salsa from peppers and tomatoes grown in my very own dirt, by my very own hands. Unfortunately, as you can see in the picture below, the results were, well, somewhat underwhelming. Actually, underwhelming might […]