Some Pictures from the Garden, August 2011

By | August 14, 2011

The water scarecrows appear to be succeeding in their mission assignment, to keep the deer away from the tomato plants they did not destroy earlier, so they have a chance to recover and produce some tomatoes. A variety of tomatoes, including a dark purple heirloom grape and a large Amish Paste Roma variety. Although we appear to be… Read More »

At Least the Turtle Gets a Tomato

By | July 19, 2011

Since I broke my ankle almost eight weeks ago, the only thing that salvaged at least 80% of the vegetable garden was our son, Tim, coming over for a few hours every day and pulling up weeds and harvesting. In the 10 days after the accident, before he got started on it, the garden was almost completely overrun… Read More »

Volunteer Sunflower at End of June

By | July 2, 2011

Ah Sunflower, weary of time, Who countest the steps of the sun; Seeking after that sweet golden clime Where the traveller’s journey is done; Where the Youth pined away with desire, And the pale virgin shrouded in snow, Arise from their graves, and aspire Where my Sunflower wishes to go! — William Blake Set to music back in… Read More »