Archive for May, 2015

Living with Powdery Mildew

Living with Powdery Mildew

| May 28, 2015 | 2 Replies

Living with Powdery Mildew (PM). I’ve accepted it. I have to live with powdery mildew on my edible crops. There was a time I thought I could get a handle on it, rise above PM, win out. But, even though I used a preventative spray on my seedlings this year, my new tomato transplants still […]

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Late Bloomer Interviews Barefoot Farmer

Late Bloomer Interviews Barefoot Farmer

| May 18, 2015 | 12 Replies

Late Bloomer Interviews Barefoot Farmer in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee. Check out this vital podcast! ~ When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. – John Muir, 1911 We have to break out of this fog that we’re in thinking that modern agriculture is […]

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Try Adding Chestnuts to Vegetable Soup!

Try Adding Chestnuts to Vegetable Soup!

| May 15, 2015 | Reply

Try adding chestnuts to vegetable soup! This is quite possibly one of the best veggie soups I’ve ever made, and I’ve made a lot. I bought a bag of organic dried raw chestnuts recently. I’ve seen them before but, not growing up around chestnut trees (other than my neighbor’s Chinese Chestnut tree which smelled loathsome a […]

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The Best Way to Spend Mother’s Day

The Best Way to Spend Mother’s Day

| May 10, 2015 | 8 Replies

The best way to spend Mother’s Day is to plant something. (This is even better if you plant something with your child!) I’m an empty nester now, so I’m planting alone, but today I went crazy planting beans. Well, actually they are the Creams shelling peas that you see in Part 1 and Part 2 […]

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Order My New Tomato DVD!

Order My New Tomato DVD!

| May 8, 2015 | Reply

Order my new tomato DVD! Destined for sale on Amazon, “Growing Heirloom Tomatoes,” the five part series, is available to order here at a discounted price for a limited time, after which, you will be able to order on Amazon. I worked hard to bring you a colorful DVD cover and disc that you will be […]

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