It has been very hot and dry lately, so I have been spending more time watering the garden. And when I water, I observe. This morning I was out and I can’t resist checking on things, even if I am in a hurry and need to get to work. I am grateful that my job is flexible enough… Read More First Watermelon Ever
We Were Soldiers is one of my favorite Mel Gibson movies. He plays Lt Colonel Hal Moore who fought an epic battle in the Ia Drang Valley during the Vietnam War. At one point, the enemy presses them on all sides and is about to over run them. Moore sees it all, stops and shouts “Broken… Read More Broken Arrow!
This is my first year growing melons, and I am very excited at the growth I am seeing. I am not without trepidation, though. It is like watching your favorite team winning, but the score is too close and they could still lose! I am excited, but what could go wrong?! Trellising My strategy going into… Read More Melons
They look awful. Just awful. The blight I mentioned before has infected most of my tomatoes to some degree, some a lot and some only a little. I have been trying to apply the Liqui-Cop to combat it, but I think the rain has not helped at all. I really hate showing bad pictures, but here goes:… Read More My Poor Tomatoes