It regularly gets to 100F (37.8C) under the shaded porch here, and the high was 106F (41.1C) in the full sun a few days ago. That heat wave ran through over the last week. Even though I moved the entire planter into the shade, I have lost a plant. The count is now 2 live plants. On the bright side, our hot season is winding … Continue reading Lost a plant to heat
I had a few cucumbers laying around and didn’t want to wait for more to ripen. Here’s what a micro-batch of sweet and sour pickles looks like! Continue reading The Beginner’s Basic Bread and Butter Pickle Recipe
Decided to try something new the other day, and thought I would write a little about it. Seeing ‘Sweet and Spicy’ on the side of these, I imagined they would be like bread and butter pickles, but with a kick. That’s really not the case. Continue reading Hot and delicious, McClure’s Pickles
Insecticidal soap is mean stuff! This picture is neat because it looks like oblivion as far as those aphids are concerned. There is an army behind this war, and really, they are the opponent. Continue reading War has been declared.
Cucumbers the size of a baby! Continue reading What’s the time? Pickle time.