First Taste from the Garden

June 8, 2010

This week we had our first taste from our garden!  Two beautiful yellow pear tomatoes were perfectly ripe and ready to be picked.  I took Joe out to the garden with me.  He was very excited to taste something that we had grown ourselves.   I let him pick the first one. He takes a […]

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Strawberries and Cucumbers and Melons! Oh My!

June 5, 2010

Last week I shared with you the beginning of my gardening adventure.  I am happy to report that so far everything is still alive!  Feeling successful, I decided to plant a few more things: -3 strawberry plants (Joe was adamant about growing strawberries.  He can’t wait to pick and eat them.)-Bush Star Melon (good for […]

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Planting the Garden

May 26, 2010

I have never considered myself to have a green thumb.  Living in Arizona, I have enjoyed the benefits of having plants and flowers on a drip system so that I don’t have to remember to water them.  I have been wanting to try planting a garden however, and since I was given one for Mother’s […]

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Mother’s Day Surprises

May 12, 2010

I hope everyone had a wonderful Mother’s Day!  Mine was a whole weekend filled with surprises.  On Friday, my dad was planning to teach Jeff how to do ribs on the smoker.  Since that is a pretty long process, my mom and I decided to take the kids to the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum.  I […]

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