Thursday, July 13, 2017
Check out the original garden post: Just A Garden Post… Mostly a Tomato Post… LOL
I had great hopes for Mountain Merit Hybrid Tomato. The determinate, compact plants offer superb resistance to multiple diseases common to home grown tomatoes, including resistance to Fusarium 123, Verticillum, TSWV and Late Blight. NOT MUCH GOOD IF YOU HAVE EARLY BLIGHT.
Even with extreme pruning….
This raised bed by the garden shed is one of three planting areas for tomatoes… Next year beans will be planted here.. no more tomatoes in this area.
And, another problem is my friends:::
These guys pretty much live in my backyard and my neighbors.. All vegetable plants not fenced or on the deck were totally eaten by the deer.. Also, some damage to the fenced tomato plants..
New fenced area for tomatoes.
Yes there are tomatoes in there. LOL
Look closely, see where the deer have “trimmed” the plants.
A few of the tomatoes hiding out.
One more tomato planting area that seems to be working out pretty well.
In the past this has been a “leaf blight” problem area so I tried something a little different.
The entire area is covered with weed control fabric. The planting area is between 4x4 timbers spaced about 10 inches apart. Brought in bagged garden soil to plant the tomatoes in. So far no leaf blight. Also sprayed these with aspirin solution to help with the blight. A different variety of tomatoes.. Amish Paste…
Wish me luck……………..
The pepper plants seem to be doing ok.
I had several extra tomato plants so I put them in pots on the deck.
These plants are all looking good.
In the front of the house one summer squash plant the deer haven’t found..
Helianthus annuus, the common sunflower, is a large annual forb of the genus Helianthus grown as a crop for its edible oil and edible fruits. This sunflower species is also used as bird food, as livestock forage, and in some industrial applications.
Last but not least::: Linda and I have been eating Red Raspberries for the past month and have frozen several quarts.. Check the price for red raspberries at the grocery store…wow….
Hope you all have a great day and Happy Gardening…. P.S. Peaches and blueberries aren’t quite ready to harvest….
A My Quality Time Garden Post…brought to you by::
Pooh the garden bear…. LOL
Saturday, June 24, 2017
“THIS IS NOT BURGER KING YOU DON’T GET IT YOUR WAY. YOU TAKE IT MY WAY, OR YOU DON’T GET THE DAMN THING.”
MY QUALITY TIME AT HILTON HEAD ISLAND
Linda and I are back from our trip to the beach and after all the rain in Ohio seven days of SUN in Hilton Head, South Carolina was wonderful. Just as wonderful was a “New Find” for us “HAROLD’S DINER.” 641 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island SC 29928 (map)
843-842-9292. A REAL DINER WITH ATTITUDE.
Do you see the reflections of all the cars? Yes, the front parking lot was full. If you're new to the place, beware—there's a good chance you'll get yelled at. Linda (my wife) and I walked in, Harold looked at us and said to me “GLAD YOU BROUGHT YOUR DAUGHTER.” LOL .
“A visit to Harold's means setting you diet aside and enjoying the amazing hamburgers and hot dogs served with hand-cut french fries and onion rings. enjoy the crazy bumper stickers and signs and don't forget to read "the rules" for ordering. Bring cash because they don't take credit cards. The guys that run the place try to act mad if you don't follow "the rules" but they don't do it very well - it just makes them more endearing. Food and humor go great together!” Visit Trip Advisor for more info.
“Harold’s Diner is an exception . Harold’s does not have a website. They do not advertise. The only Internet notes you will find about them (other than rave reviews by regular diners) is a small notation that they have the “Best burger on the island”. READ MORE
Linda and I love Harold's, and would recommend the experience and the food to all our friends. We are sorry we didn’t get to try their breakfast.
“Their motto: 'Eat here, or we both will starve' says it all!
Don't take the staff's comments personally it is part of the "floor show".
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Linking to Sky Watch Friday….All I had to work with on this cloudy summer day was a dull sky…….
Not a bad observation deck to get a better view from.
"Serpent Mound is perhaps the most recognizable icon of ancient America."
The Body……………………& Mouth………………………….
Serpent Mound Official Information 3850 State Route 73, Peebles, Ohio CLICK.. I should have read this info before I went.. When I was there the small museum wasn’t open.
This photo was taken from the observation platform looking back towards the shelter house. Was it cloudy or what…LOL
Check out the Summer Solstice Celebration
The tail of the serpent..notice the steps over the mound…
What was/is it all about CLICK
So have a great day and make sure to visit the Serpent Mound in the great state of Ohio if you get the chance.. Since your at your computer go ahead and check out Sky Watch Friday….
Skies over the Serpent………….Mound…Ohio