Tag Archives: tomatoes

Maybe we won’t starve after all–July 21, 2015

There is hope for my summer garden. I finally found the energy to plant veggie bed #3. And just in the nick of time for it to enjoy a surprise rainfall. I say surprise because coastal southern California normally gets … Continue reading

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January 2014–heat and drought are wilting my southern California garden

Here is what is in bloom and what is ripening in my January Southern California garden. It is suffering in this heat wave and drought though. Continue reading

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Peep’s (or Cheep’s) first egg! And a pot roast recipe

One of our new hens laid her first egg this morning. And here is a pot roast recipe using a solar oven and tomatoes that I froze whole last summer. Continue reading

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Start of a new year

Here is an update on my January garden and home renovation projects. Continue reading

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Still waiting

My new computer still isn’t ready, so I continue to make do with my iPad. It is a spectacular June day in southern California. Birds are singing, a gentle breeze is blowing off the ocean, and all is right with … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday and Kitchen Cupboard Thursday, April 23, 2012

Here are some photos of my spring garden right after a dense morning fog coated everything with beautiful dew. Continue reading

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Homemade Tomato Soup

In response to a request from a fellow blogger, I’m writing up my recipe for making and canning homemade tomato soup. Continue reading

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