life list: vegetable related

garden 2016

garden 2016

garden 2016

51.Grow my own grape tomatoes, snap peas, and strawberries.
56. Make my own dill pickles from local cucumbers.

Check, check, check. The peas aren’t going to give me much this year, but by God, I grew ONE.

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a rainbow of peppers

a rainbow of peppers

a rainbow of peppers

a rainbow of peppers

a rainbow of peppers

Starting to prune and weed and compost the porch-garden for the winter, and that leads to artsy photos of peppers.

trying to have a green thumb

green thumb

I am a notorious plant killer, but so far since last year I am managing to keep a fleet of them alive through sheer obsession and frequent Pinterest research. They are all named Bob.

i am trying to garden

green thumb

green thumb

i am trying to garden

Very little besides reading on the couch next to Trav makes me happier than wandering through a garden section right now, so my single-mindedness about this can’t be all bad, right? As a t-shirt I found says, gardening is cheaper than therapy and you get tomatoes. (Yes, I am still going to therapy, too, but tomatoes.)