Container Garden Update — August 30, 2015

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here. September 1, 2014 here. September 1, 2013 here.

On September 2, 2014 we had a huge windstorm that blew over the cages containing the tomatoes and Tromboncino. As it turns out, we had a huge windstorm yesterday, and the cages were rocked, though not to the same extent. (Gusts to […]

Container Garden Update — August 23, 2015

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here. August 24, 2014 post here. August 25, 2013 post here.

47.1 pounds of produce this week, including 38.5 pounds of tomatoes.

The days are getting shorter, and the nights are getting cooler. The cucumbers are completely finished, and the Tromboncino may not be far behind. The tomatoes have begun to […]

Container Garden Update — August 16, 2015

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here. August 19, 2014 post here. August 10, 2014 post here. August 18, 2013 post here.

19.1 pounds of produce this week.

This harvest picture was taken on Wednesday, just before our first tomato tasting of the year:

(L-R, and top to bottom) Roma, Oregon Spring, Tigerella (top), Taxi (yellow), […]

Roasted Tomato Pizza

by A.J. Coltrane

We had a hodge-podge of tomatoes left over from our tomato tasting on Wednesday, so Thursday night was pizza night featuring the stragglers. (Mostly Roma, Oregon Spring, and Sweet Million.)

I cut the tomatoes into pieces, then roasted them with a little salt and olive oil as part of warming up the oven: […]

TBT: September 20th, 2009

By Blaidd Drwg

I was looking through some old scorecards that I have saved and I came across one from 2009, September 20th to be exact, for a game between the Mariners and Yankees. That season, the Yankees would win 103 games and the World Series and the Mariners would win 85 through shear dumb […]

Container Garden Update — August 9, 2015

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here. August 10, 2014 post here. August 11, 2013 post here.

Total harvest for the week was 13.5 pounds. It was a little bit of everything, including the first Oregon Spring tomatoes and a sheet tray of tomatillos. We roasted the tomatillos, buzzed them up, and froze them for easy […]

The Mariners and Their Playoff Chances

By Blaidd Drwg

There are Mariners fans out there who are still entertaining hopes of getting into the playoffs despite a 50 – 59 (as of August 5th) record and being 7 games back from the 2nd wildcard spot. Why not. The AL is very mediocre this year and the 2 teams that currently possess […]

Container Garden Update — August 2, 2015

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here. August 3, 2014 post here. August 4, 2013 post here.

The 2013 post includes one of our more popular pictures — girl cat with bags and bags of green stuff:

The girl cat is not impressed.

It’s about 1.5 pounds of basil, though the internet must have other ideas.