heirloom plants, nutritional value of plants, organic, plant selection, Uncategorized, vegetable gardening

Easy to grow from seed: LET US have LETTUCE!

Some of my lettuce is beginning to bolt.  Just when it starts getting too hot in the kitchen and I prefer a cool salad over a warm meal, my salad fixins' peter out on me.  While I LIKE flowers, when a stalk shoots up on lettuce to produce flowers - thus producing seeds - I… Continue reading Easy to grow from seed: LET US have LETTUCE!

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heirloom plants, tomato, Uncategorized

Passing on the tradition: HEIRLOOM TOMATOES

 "There's a freeze coming.  What do I do?" I love hearing from my girls, but I'm really excited when they ask for my advice, although it's often shared even when not requested.  Both of my daughters have inherited the gardening gene passed down from my dad, so when the youngest called a couple of days ago,… Continue reading Passing on the tradition: HEIRLOOM TOMATOES