Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dwell Expo 2011

Dwell Expo 2011, a set on Flickr. The Dwell Expo came and went, and I totally spaced on sharing these pictures I took at it! Well… better late than never. A lot more cool gardening and outdoor stuff was on … Continue reading

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The First Cherokee Purple Ripening!

The First Cherokee Purple Ripening!, a photo by Veronica in LA on Flickr. Just a quick (very exciting!!!) update. Looks like a few of the big tomatoes are starting to show signs of ripening (FINALLY!!!!) Guess I’ll need to crank … Continue reading

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Sunset Magazine Festival 2011

Sunset Magazine Festival 2011, a set on Flickr. I finally put pictures up from the Sunset Magazine Festival I went to almost a month ago! What a difference having a SD card reader for my iPad makes. (My computer is … Continue reading

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Tiny Mexican Gherkins

It’s hard to believe I’ve yet to blog about my favorite new vegetable I’m growing this summer! Mexican Gherkins, or “mouse melons” as you may have noticed in the harvest picture below, are a recently rediscovered heirloom cucumber that have … Continue reading

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Summer Zucchini Smorgasbord!

For many of us, zucchini grows in our summertime gardens quite easily. So easily, in fact, that if you forget to pick a small one when you see it before you go on a weekend vacation, you will often come … Continue reading

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Ruh-Roh… Blossom End Rot

Blossom End Rot on a San Marzano, a photo by Veronica in LA on Flickr. One of the greatest fears of the annual tomato gardener is blossom end rot. While I had been fortunate enough to not encounter this problem … Continue reading

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Pollination in Progress!

Pollenation in Progress!, a photo by Veronica in LA on Flickr. When it comes to gardening questions, I tend to get texts, emails, and phone calls from friends and family several times a week, especially during the height of the … Continue reading

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