Our tomato plants are exploding out of their earth box this year! We put one large plant and one cherry tomato plant in the one earth box, and already they look like they have far outgrown their home. We did a lot of research this year, trying to maximize our fruit production, and so far so good!
I’m excited, I love cooking with ingredients we grow ourselves. It is very satisfying knowing that we grow some of the food that we eat. I like knowing exactly how the plants are treated and cared for. No pesticides or picking unripened fruit. And the taste! The taste of real, home grown fruits and veggies can not be beat. I never realized how bland and tasteless fruit and veggies from the grocery store were until we began growing our own.
I want to preserve as much as I can and make use of every single fruit and veggie that we grow. I love to can and share our harvest with friends and family.
I am truly longing for a larger yard where we can expand our garden. Won’t be long. Hopefully by next growing season.