Maybe we’ll have tomatoes by Labor Day!

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B and I are still waiting for our  16 bales of hay to decline in temperature to about 80 degrees so we can plant our tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, cantaloupe and squash.  I was sure today was the day to plant. Continue reading

Here’s to true love and homegrown tomatoes


There are a few things in life that are worth the effort required for the benefits derived – true love and homegrown tomatuhs (Southern spelling) are the first to come to mind. For further explanation and to get in the proper mood, check out Guy Clark’s little tune called “Homegrown Tomatuhs.” If you “google” him you can hear it on line.

I totally agree with Guy Clark. What this country needs is a homegrown tomatuh plant in every yard. I’m sure this would be a kinder, gentler world. Continue reading