Last of the season

Well, they aren’t beautiful, but these jalapeños are the last of our summer produce. Getting ready to sort through them in order to turn the good ones into delicious blackberry jalapeño jam. I’m a little sad that the summer growing season is over, but also a tad relieved. Ready for a little R ‘n’ RContinue reading “Last of the season”

Tomato Season Underway

It’s official.  Tomato season has begun! We picked our first ripe tomato on June 2.  JUNE SECOND.  The earliest by far that we have every had tomatoes.  This is thanks to converting our useless greenhouse into a highly productive high tunnel.  The little bit of extra heat from the wood stove heater in the greenhouse/newContinue reading “Tomato Season Underway”

Tomato update

It’s been a little over a month since we planted those little tomato transplants in the high tunnel.  What a difference a month makes! It is been a very mild spring, with no significant temperature fluctuations, and no roly-polys this year.  Thank goodness.  Our high tunnel has been relatively stress free for the first timeContinue reading “Tomato update”