I’ve been told that it is it possible to grow tomatoes in the springtime in Louisiana and then to plant another crop in the fall. I love ripe tomatoes and two crops a year seems like a gardener’s dream. But being somewhat an unbeliever, I decided to prove this for myself in September by setting out a large number of tomatoes seedlings. The experiment turned out to be partially successful. Here is some of my autumn tomato crop. Continue reading
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Quinoa Blueberry Crumble
Quinoa Blueberry Crumble is exactly that – it crumbles! But it’s relatively easy to make and is delicious.
I adapted a recipe from a cookbook for “Plum Crumble.” The cookbook author, Edna Staebler, pronounced that, “This was the most popular of the six desserts I made for a coffee-dessert party for ladies who are all good cooks.” Obviously Edna likes to cook desserts; this was quite an endorsement for “Plum Crumble.”
Don’t have room for a garden in your back yard? Don’t have a sunny spot in a good location?
Try container gardening. I started experimenting with this as a method of gardening this year and am still learning what works and doesn‘t work.
I was skeptical that anything would grow in containers. However, this past summer we picked more tomatoes than we could eat, container gardening was a success.
Here’s how I made the container garden: