Blasted Blossom End Rot

I knew it was too good to be true.  Greeting me as I arrived at my plot this morning were a handful of San Marzano tomatoes ripe for the picking.  Visions of a homegrown lunchtime salad danced in my head as I plucked the first...

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Some recent pictures

A quick trip to Vail for work naturally included lunch at Blu’s and a trip to the candy store.  While I gobbled up my gummi bears we had some time to enjoy the flowers that have taken over Vail Village: Back in Golden...

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Beautiful Beans

After a quick 48-hour trip to the East Coast I returned to Colorado to hear endless accounts of monstrous thunderstorms that ensued while I was away.  Fearing my garden had washed into Clear Creek and was now floating toward...

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A Growing Garden and Tents for Basil

For the first time in my gardening career I have plants with fruit on them.  Yep, plants, as in more than one.  My little 10×10 plot at the Golden Community Garden had a little break through over the past couple weeks...

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Let it Go

The arugula, my one plant that showed promise from the get-go, is no longer with Plot 31a.  We had to let her go.  In addition to the bug attack that left every leaf perforated, she went to seed.  I had no idea that an arugula...

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