Tag Archives: Tomato

checking in on the garden: november 2014

Happy Weekend Eve! How was your Monday thru Friday? Things were good around here, just enjoying the weather, working for the Man and you know, living life.  We’ve got a birthday party this weekend, I’m meeting up with my mentee … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: september 2014

How’s it going? We have had a pretty busy monsoon season around here this year, and it’s been fantastic for the garden. The rosebushes are blooming and smelling delicious.  Jones has loved helping to water/get soaked every other day.  The … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: August 2014

Oy.  It’s hot here.  Like, melt your face off hot.  How are you? Staying cool? I hope so.  The garden is hating life right now, just like the rest of us.  Except we get to hide out in the air … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: July 2014

Happy Sunday! How’d your weekend go? The garden post is coming at you a little late this month, but trust me, you aren’t missing much.  It’s hot and miserable here and the garden hates me right now.  She’s hanging in … Continue reading

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veg head: shauna’s spaghetti sauce

It’s Friday, happy Friday, I hope you are so happy, because it’s FRIIIIIDAY! Ha! I’m excited another week has come to an end, since it brings us closer to our 4th of July trip to San Diego and because, well. … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: June 2014

Happy SUMMER! I hope you are enjoying some beautiful weather out there! Phoenix is hot already, but hey, we knew it was coming. Besides, we had such a mild and gorgeous winter, I’m not even about to complain. Well, at … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: May 2014

How’s it going? So, I know I’ve bragged about our garden this year (see here and here) and I’m seriously just so freaking impressed with it that I’m not even about to take all the credit! No kidding, I was just telling … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: april 2014

So, I’m pretty proud of my garden right now! It’s the best it’s ever been and I’m feeling all smart and stuff.  Like, I might actually have the hang of this whole growing food to eat business.  Heck, I even have … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: march 2014

Hey there! How’s it going? I’m getting ready for my upcoming trips and really looking forward to some much needed time away. In the meantime, here is what our garden is doing right now: Out of the four tomato transplants … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: february 2014

Happy Valentines Day!  Sorry, I don’t have a lovey-dovey mushy-gushy post for today.  I’m showing a little love for our garden instead.  I feel slightly guilty telling you all about the gardening and warm weather we have going on when … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: November 2013

It’s that time of month again, where we check in on the garden and see what’s popped up! I haven’t had much time for our little guys this last month, so whatever is happening is going on due to it’s … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: October 2013

I know we are lucky in Phoenix to have two growing seasons: Spring AND Autumn.  I started seed in September (for that post, click here).  We have babies of mesclun lettuce, cilantro, tomatoes, squash, carrots, snap peas, pumpkin and some … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: August 2013

It’s about that time of year when everything gets a little fried around here.  And I’m not just talking about the residents.  Phoenix in July is brutal with monsoon season making everything extra hot and sticky, and August doesn’t bring … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: July

I hope everyone is having a good week so far! Mine has been… interesting. Work is unpredictable, people are cranky from the heat, and I’m ready to run away to a deserted island. But fear not, my friends! For the … Continue reading

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gardening wins and woes

It’s time for another checkup on the garden since we’ve had some progress recently! We’ve also had some set backs. First, the good news: we’ve got pumpkins, eggplant, basil, tomatoes and peppers growing strong! baby pumpkin (1 of many!) a … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden

It’s been several months now since I started our spring garden, and we are finally ready for our first (small) harvest! While I wish things would grow a little faster, I’m pretty proud of how far some of our plants … Continue reading

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curb appeal

So I spent yesterday doing yard work, and I’m definitely paying for it today.  But I got a lot done, and I’m pretty proud of myself dang it! I cut back all the frost bitten plants in the yard, got … Continue reading

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