Monthly Archives: June 2015

Be Gone Foul Demon – Tomato Hornworm

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The dreaded Tomato Hornworm.  When you see leaves disappearing from your tomato plant and possibly small black spots of excrement on the plant and leaves, you have been visited by the Tomato Hornworm.  You do not want to touch it.  … Continue reading

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Canning Jalapeno Peppers

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Thank you, Aunt Cat for being with me on the phone when I canned Jalapeno peppers. I’ve dried, frozen, and dehydrated before but never canned. I miss my mom. I also couldn’t call and tell my mom while those cans … Continue reading

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Garden – Day Forty-Nine

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Fireflies in the Garden Here come real stars to fill the upper skies, And here on earth come emulating flies, That though they never equal stars in size, (And they were never really stars at heart) Achieve at times a … Continue reading

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To Every Thing There Is a Season

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Today, we will lay my mother to rest.  The garden has continued to grow as we prepare for this day after her passing on 16 June, 2015.  She and my father always had a garden.  She froze and canned vegetables … Continue reading

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Garden – Day Forty

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Gardening is a labour full of tranquility and satisfaction; natural and instructive, and as such contributes to the most serious contemplation, experience, health and longevity. ~ John Evelyn, 1666     Bad Gardens copy, good gardens create, great gardens transcend.  … Continue reading

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Zucchini Bread

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After several years of having to learn how to spell ‘Zucchini’, I think I have it mastered now without the assistance of using Spell Check. I’ve been making this Zucchini Bread for years.  It is very tasty and I dust … Continue reading

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Garden – Day Thirty-Eight

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Zucchini, Yellow Crookneck Squash, Tomatoes, and Jalapenos.

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