Category Archives: tomatoes

Clean Out the Refrigerator Dinner

Several weeks ago I grocery shopped with the intention of not shopping again for a month. I don’t know if I succeeded or not in that endeavor, but the larder is beginning to look bare in terms of staples and, believe-it-or-not, … Continue reading

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Tangents and Tomatoes: How do you grow them indoors?

Busy, busy, busy time here on the farm. All 350 or so tomato plants hit their peak this past week, just as the corn passed its prime. It has been juicing and saucing time here at the homestead with dozens of new … Continue reading

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Tomato Juice Canning Day

Nothing new or exciting with the cows today. They are growing nicely, dealing well wth the weather, and otherwise…there!  Gives Mike time for harvesting, hauling, and delivering the produce, as well as other farm chores. I believe the following is … Continue reading

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Farm Experimentation

With the rains the tomato plants jumped. Yeah, I had that same mental impression the first time I heard the expression too. I could just picture them pulling up their roots in a cartoon-like fashion while their branches twirled a piece of twine . That’s … Continue reading

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Weaving, Grinning and Calf Babies

Woke up to thunderstorms this morning– a mixed blessing. The storms terrify the dogs, which means little sleep for us after the first sound of thunder, but the plants definitely need the water. The last rain we had caused the … Continue reading

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Random Ramblings

Mike got about 50 acres done yesterday and still has more to go in preparing to plant the soybeans. It will take him another three days or so of sitting on the tractor at least eight hours/day. He told me … Continue reading

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