Month: October 2012

Jalapeño Peppers Harvest

I grow a lot of jalapeño peppers.  I love the flavor and I love to make salsa with them.  Here is my favorite way to harvest the peppers and to freeze them for winter use.  Jalapeños get very expensive after December and so it is really nice to just be able to reach into the […]

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Tomato Frost Protection

Tomato Frost Protection

Every year it is a scramble to figure out how to best protect tomatoes from the first couple of frosts.  I like the system I worked out this year, because it is a quick procedure to run outside before dark and make sure they are covered up.  The tomatoes are trellissed on rigid fencing called […]

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Still Harvesting Tomatoes

I really love tomatoes, probably because the reward is so big for so little work.  Once you have the system down on how you grow them in your garden, they require very little attention.  Then, in August and September and sometimes, October you get the payback.  And this year, it was a good payback! Here […]

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