My First Garden

My First Garden

Now that we have moved into a house that we own I can finally move on from my potted garden to a real, buried in the ground, fighting the weather and bugs, official garden. About a month ago Brad and I built some raised beds for my garden to live.  The ground here in Glenside is very rocky and we have come to find out full of all kinds a strange things like pieces of beer bottles and parts of red bricks. (I wonder what kind of stories our house has about it's past owners.)  With the less than … [Read more...]

Tomatoes finally…FINALLY!

Tomatoes finally…FINALLY!

For weeks now everyone has been talking about the abundance of tomatoes in their gardens while I sat here with my lonely non-blossoming tomato plants in their pot.  However, over the past week the appearance of a few little guys has finally emerged! I knew all my plants had been put through a lot of stress enduring a trip from New Jersey to Pennsylvania and various movements around the yard in search of a sunny location.  Between all of the movement and the extreme heat this June, I was … [Read more...]