Broccolini nom nom

This is the third harvest of broccolini from this season. I have previously grown broccolini in a container before but this is much more successful in a bed. The sprouts are so tender and fresh, I think next year I will grow more so I can grow enough to share with the family too 🙂…

Container strawberries!

These are big beauties and look amazing BUT unfortunately taste like store bought strawberries. I guess it’s just winter time. Although I have some other strawberries which produces tiny ugly oval type strawberries and those taste amazing.

New home

So I guess I haven’t posted in a year but lots of changes this year. We bought a home so now I have a small yard! Planting as much stuff as possible in the ground and this week, I just planted some asparagus crowns into the ground. I first started this blog when I planted…

Dinosaur kale and Spaghetti squash in containers?

We will see if this works! Recently got some new seedlings from Walter Andersen and even though I have tried growing squash many times with small success, spaghetti squash is currently my new fave squash. So I couldn’t resist trying….             It’s $3 of fun for a possibly successful experiment! A single spaghetti…

Dragon fruit flower buds!! After so many years! 

I just noticed these little buds for the first time. This guy came from one cutting. Growing totally out of control but has taken at least 3 years to get this far. Can’t wait to see some beautiful flowers and hopefully some fruit.  There are 4 little buds off the longest arm of the plant….

Blueberries 2015

A nice big glass of homegrown blueberries! These never fail to produce tasty blueberries every year. I have two bigger plants and one little pink lemonade blueberries. The little plant only has a few blueberries but is doing better than last year. I have only had it for a year so it’s an improvement.     …

Tomatoes 2015. 

All from Home Depot. I cheated as growing from seed takes too long. I bought a variety six pack – half dozen cherry toms and half dozen regular toms. Here’s the first of the cuties –          

What kind of tomatoes are these?

So my neighbours are wondering what these are 🙂 to be honest I’m not sure what kinda they are but they look cool! I checked my emails and these appear to be Cassidy’s folly heirloom tomatoes. Look at this little fish! 🙂