Category Archive: Gardening


2010 Season Heirloom Tomatoes

Last year the tomato season in Connecticut was ruined. Too much rain and not enough heat caused blight and a very small crop. The good thing about heirloom tomatoes is that they can weather (ha ha) a bad season. Just … Read more »

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More Herbs of Interest

Photos by: Michelle Day Purple Dark Opal Basil and Queen of Sheba Basil – There are more than 100 varieties of basil available. Most of which are cultivars of the Ocimum basilicum plant. Basil is extremely high in vitamins, iron, calcium … Read more »

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Growing Your Own Herbs — How Easy

Photos by: Michelle Day This past weekend we planted herbs in the container pots on my upstairs deck. Elisabeth and I have done this for several years now. Growing your own herbs is easier than growing flowers. It only takes … Read more »

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