Category: Tomato

Working in the Garden is actually fun

This weekend saw a lot of changes to the garden so I’ll get started on the happenings for everyone. If you didn’t see the tutorial on how to make tomato cages please be sure to check it out here.  We ended up making 28 cages from the galvanized wire mesh but we are 3 short [Continue]

How to Build Tomato Cages

The post this week will be about my tomato cages.  Now, I didn’t come up with this method for tomato cages but it has worked well for me over the years.  The cages are very sturdy and allow harvesting of your ripe tomatoes easier than ever. The purpose of a tomato cage is to simply [Continue]

Barn and Greenhouse Update

This past weekend was ideal for getting some work done on the greenhouse. Temps in the mid 50’s and dry allowed us to get out and finish the walls and part of the rafters for the roof on the greenhouse. We also spent some time plowing up the middle and lower garden plots. We will [Continue]

Greenhouse Progress

Everything is ticking along for the Spring plantings. We are still finishing up the storage building and greenhouse but this bitter cold in Georgia has slowed the progress down a lot. Hope for better weather this weekend so we can finish up the siding and to get started on the framing for the greenhouse. We [Continue]

Garden Blog status….finally

I’m sorry to all of my readers for being MIA the last month or so.  I have been busy with my wife’s new business venture, Twisty Stitches – Arts & Crafts with a Twisty Stitch!, and have totally neglected my own blog. Don’t worry though, I have not forgotten to plant my garden or spend [Continue]

The garden is almost ready

I spent a lot of time on the garden this weekend.  Here are a couple pictures of the progress so far.  I have the following vegetables planted so far.  I will post a longer list of activities as the season progresses. Better Boy Tomatoes (5) Big Boy Tomatoes (5) Yellow Hierloom Tomatoes (2) Goliath Tomatoes (6) [Continue]

Great Arts and Crafts blog

I found a very cool arts and crafts blog site this weekend.  It looks like the site is a fairly new blog but so far some of the articles are very interesting.  The site is called Twisty Stitches @ http://twistystitches.biz I always try to promote new blogs to my readers and would suggest that if [Continue]

Down for the count

It’s been a little over a week since my last post. I have a pretty good excuse for slacking in my posts. I have been attacked by the flu bug and have really had no interest in getting online to write anything for the last week. I don’t want anyone to think that I have [Continue]

To Do List Keeps Growing

I know I’ve been slacking a little bit on the blog posts but I have a good excuse.  I will outline this excuse to you below in the hopes that you will forgive me for not posting enough great articles for all to read. To Do List Design and build a new flower bed in [Continue]

Fine Gardening Videos from The Home Vegetable Gardener Blog

There are some great gardening videos on the FineGardening.com website that I would recommend to anyone who has a home vegetable garden.  Along with the videos, they have hundreds of articles from preparing your garden soil to growing exotic vegetables.  Check out the videos here.  I would recommend the How to Prune Tomatoes video to [Continue]