Tomato Season

For weeks and weeks, there had been nothing but green tomatoes on my plants. Now, suddenly, they’re ripening like crazy, and I have almost more than I know what to do with. If you’re in a similar plight – and even if you aren’t…

The Humane Gardener

Here’s an interesting book: And the author’s website – The Humane Gardener – is equally interesting. Warning – you may find yourself rethinking the kinds of flowers, shrubs, and trees you’ve been planting in your yard. Also, be prepared to have some of your…

A Snake in the Garden and a Cat on the Couch

Ugh. Can you see the snake in the photo above? Right there under the pot. That’s his little head poking out. He’s not very large, but he was large enough to startle me ┬áthis past week when I was picking cherry tomatoes. I think…