When we sold our produce at market, I received a lot of questions about whether we sold heirloom or hybrid tomatoes. And it always sparked a conversation about what heirloom tomatoes are and how they are different from other types of tomatoes. But you can’t talk about heirlooms without understanding what it means to be […]
Even if you have never gardened or grown anything before, you can grow food in a home garden. But if you are very new to growing then you should first consider your growing zone and the sun exposure in your growing area.
I have been working in small animal medicine for about 20 years, and, although it might seem that being a veterinarian would automatically qualify me for taking care of backyard chickens, birds are quite a bit different from dogs and cats…And that’s the understatement of the century! I do have the itch to get some […]
Fall is my most favorite time of year. I love the colors of crunchy leaves, the brisk cool mornings, and the flavors of fall harvest. And that includes pecans. We are blessed with lots of pecan trees here in the south. In fact, I narrowly missed a concussion yesterday when a pecan shell fell from […]
We love hanging out around the firepit when the weather is cool. One of my favorite things to do is lean back in an Adirondack chair with a cold brew and cozy fire to warm the toes. But sometimes getting a fire going in the pit is a frustrating task. While hubz is sent hunting […]
This year, we are working really hard on our tomato breeding and need to save seed from as many as 30 varieties of tomatoes. Since we both have day jobs, I had to pitch in to make it happen this year. Then once I did it I realized it was no big deal. It’s really […]