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Thanks to the great Bay Area indian summers, September is mid-season for us. Thanks to all who came out to our first four stands. Half of our profits goes to the food bank, one quarter goes to seeds and other supplies for next year and one quarter is left for our personal spending. Here are […]
It’s August and tomatoes are in. Recently we’ve been having to use buckets to get them all into the house. We’ve smashed our annual target with our bountiful crop. While we realize that tomatoes are a mainstream backyard veggie (okay, fruit), who can say no to a big luscious Brandywine? A weeks worth of tomatoes […]
The Tomato Boys are back from vacation and the garden is better than ever! Thank you neighbors for taking care of the garden while we were away- we couldn’t have a season without you! While we were away, the beans skyrocketed. We were immediately able to fill our newly constructed garden bench with beans upon arriving. […]
This week we say farewell to our next door neighbors who are moving away. We always thought parting gifts should be given to the person leaving, but not this time. Using the plans from “The Practical Gardener” along with scraps of lumber and leftover Trex from our deck, we spent 5 hours with our neighbor […]
We would like to give a big shout out to two of our chickens who are celebrating their second birthday. Happy birthday Mercedes and Brittany! We came across these two feathery friends in a very peculiar way. It was the Fourth of July and our whole block was celebrating with a yard sale and potluck. We were […]