U-Pick, I-Pick, we all pick tomatoes!!!

So my parents are in town and we decided to go to a upick farm for tomatoes…we walked away with 3-5 gallon buckets worth… After we got home it was time to wash, dry and sort them all… Then the fun began…we made 4 quarts and 2 pints of salsa… 7 quarts of spagetti sauce……

Death of my potaotes

So last night the weather man said small chance of rain in my area…so I wasn’t to concerned because it would water my garden… Since I was able to put together one of my raised garden beds yesterday and planned on transplanting most of the seedlings I thought it would be good.. I thought wrong…

Wonderful Weather For Everything Outdoors!

What an AMAZING day yesterday was to be outside. I was able to get so much accomplished! I was able to plant new seeds while wearing my trusty new garden apron I mentioned in a post before… I couldn’t decide which one to wear so I put both on a took pics…I still have one…

DIY Aprons for the Garden

Surfing around Facebook tonight, I had seen a post that a friend posted about a DIY apron that can be used for gardening. I let it go for a few hours then decided to watch the video. WHAT A COOL IDEA!!!! Whomever came up with this idea is a genus!!!! (see video here) So I…

Body Detox

The crud has been going around for some time now and the last few days Ive felt run down….I decided it was time to detox my body…this stuff is YUMMY!!!  Very simple ingredents too..everything I was able to get at my local Amish market here… Lemons, cucumbers and mint!!  Thats it!!  I found this nice…

Over abundance of tomatoes

Since I had 27 lbs of tomatoes I had to do something with them…In previous posts I made homemade ketchup and canned it, homemade bbq sauce and canned it and now Im making homemade tomato soup!!! Once its done I’ll press the juice out of it, recook it and can it as well…no food mill…

Gardening in Florida

Today its rainy and nasty outside but I wanted to start planting more seeds for our garden. We had picked up one of those 2 1\2 dozen egg boxes and had used all the eggs. My darling bf suggested I use it for gardening…starting my seeds…OMgosh what a concept!!! I was going to just throw…