We are still getting plenty of cherry tomatoes from the suckers we rooted a few months ago. It has really increased the amount of tomatoes harvested and I will do it again next year.
Wednesday, August 17
Tuesday, August 9
I was disappointed to see a huge tomato hornworm eating my beefsteak tomatoes. I planted this one from seed back in February amd it was the only one to grow. All other tomatoes we bought from a nursery. But there are more blossoms so hopefully we will get more beefsteaks later.
Friday, August 5
Sunday, July 31
We’ve been growing veggies in containers this year. I don’t have a lot of sunlight here in the woods, so this is one solution I’ve found. I put the pots in wheelbarrows and move them around to follow the sun. My plants are in containers set in the wheelbarrow, but I’ve seen other gardeners plant the whole wheelbarrow.
Saturday, July 30
Tuesday, July 26
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This was an unintentional discovery. While deadheading my petunias, a piece broke off. It had pretty blossoms on it so I put it in a small...
One of the first signs of spring in Maine is when the furry little catkins of the pussy-willow develop. On Easter this year, my...