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Tomato Juice

We finally have tomatoes! Because of the weather, we have not had a good supply of tomatoes until now. We have tomatoes pilling up on the counter! I didn’t have time to can the tomatoes so we decided to run … Continue reading

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Saving Tomato Seeds

If you’ve been following the blog, you know how much we love tomatoes.  I like to keep improving the tomatoes we grow.  One good way to keep improving tomatoes in your garden from year to year–and save money as well–is to … Continue reading

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The Joys of a Bountiful Harvest

The kids are a big help in managing the garden and growing our own healthy food. The work can be tough and hot at times, but there are those simple rewards of learning diligence and responsibility—not to mention the joys … Continue reading

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Tomato Harvest: Thunder-and-Lightening recipe

It’s been a struggle keeping the garden alive in this drought this year.  But if there is one thing we do, as my wife says, we must get the tomatoes!  We’ve been watering the tomatoes once a week and they … Continue reading

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Garden Update

It’s been a rough year for gardening this year in eastern Missouri.  Like much of the Midwest, we’ve had very little ran and extreme heat, although this last week the temperatures have come down.  The last time we had rain … Continue reading

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Homemade PVC Irrigation System

It has been really dry this year in our area so I’ve had to get out my homemade PVC irrigation system. This system works very well and is relatively inexpensive compared to regular drip irrigation setups. It works especially well … Continue reading

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