The Most Beautiful Tomato Cage in the World

I love having a tomato plant growing in a garden container on the deck. Every summer morning when we eat breakfast outside we check the tomato plant’s progress. If you’re living up-close-and-personal with a tomato plant you don’t want to look at a shaky, rusty and boring…

Will Summer and Tomatoes Ever Come?

The tomatoes in the garden are only 20 inches high. It’s been a long, cold spring. Will summer ever come? I can have summer in my mind—dreaming of my favorite dinner —for one of those August evenings when nothing sounds better than a little…

Great Greens

Great Greens! Just saying the word “greens” still brings back memories of my mother’s tinny tasting canned spinach. In her defense, recipes in her day read something like “boil until soggy and cover with cream sauce”. That mushy texture and bland flavor was etched…