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Why are my tomato starts spindly?

Q: What could be the cause of my heirloom tomatoes, started from seed, becoming spindly after being transplanted into my raised beds. The seed was planted March 3 and transplanted May 10. They were hardened off starting one week before with … Continue reading

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Can I grow tomatoes in a 5-gallon container?

Q: I purchased a Super Sweet 100 cherry tomato plant. Can I grow this in a 5-gallon bucket with stakes/support? Online information says they grow to 5 feet. I have never successfully grown my own tomatoes. A: You can successfully grow this … Continue reading

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Grilled Okra

I seriously can’t remember last time I had okra. So, seeing them at the farmers market I grabbed a handful and plopped them into a produce bag to give me and my taste buds a refresher. Bon Appétit. 1/2-pound okra, … Continue reading

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Best thing I EVER ate

“Eat a Meal Completely Made From My Garden.” “Make One Jaw Dropping Meal” Cleaning off some of the photos on my iPad, I was reminded  of my summer bucket list (yes I completed them all) “Eat a meal completely made … Continue reading

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Potato Soup, with a Side of Seasonal Food Talk

I found myself again with a group of kids, all wondering what to make for dinner on $10. Apparently my orange tomato soup was a major hit and was way better than the stuff in a can. My suggestion this … Continue reading

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