Category Archives: From the garden

The baby pineapple

I have two pineapple plants, I started one and my buddy Eric started the other and gave it to me when he moved away to Hawaii. You basically cut off the top of a fresh pineapple, put the bottom in … Continue reading

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The baby pineapple

I have two pineapple plants, I started one and my buddy Eric started the other and gave it to me when he moved away to Hawaii. You basically cut off the top of a fresh pineapple, put the bottom in … Continue reading

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Heirloom tomato salad

Today I picked my first “chocolate stripes” heirloom tomato. It was big and beautiful and ugly and perfectly delicious. I had a huge avocado that was given to us ripe this morning so I needed to use it somehow. I … Continue reading

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Salsa!

I picked all of my little baby sad tomatoes and gave salsa making a second chance. My first attempt failed, it was mild and bland. This time, it turned out perfectly, Mom will be proud. I still have one million … Continue reading

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Garlic, from the beginning.

This was my first try at growing garlic, I did well. Elephant garlic is quite different from regular garlic. It starts the same, kind of like an onion, then it gets taller and taller and has a big purple puff … Continue reading

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Hollapeño Hot Sauce

Today I picked 27 jalapeños, 25 tai hot chili’s and 3 serrano peppers. This is just the beginning of hot pepper season in my garden, let the hot sauce making begin! I like cayenne peppers best for hot sauce, but … Continue reading

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Garden tour

Gardening is hard work and it is so much more challenging than I ever thought it would be. I’ve been working on this garden for 2 1/2 years and I’m still not very good at it. This year I am … Continue reading

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Passion flower

This is one of my favorite things in the garden.  The flowers are amazing and the fruit they produce is delicious.  You can use passion fruit in all kinds of drinks and desserts, recipes to come as the fruit arrives.

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