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June 2010 Blog Posts (10)


Saturday morning, I found myself with some free time, and lots of good ingredients on hand. The result - Foodapalooza!

Texas Oven Roasted Beef Brisket

Recipe:… Continue

Added by grrlscout on June 29, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Our first zucchini!

Added by Sunday Coté on June 26, 2010 at 9:58am — 1 Comment

I finally have it working!

My garden is finally producing more than I can eat! Thanks to the encouragement from the events I attended!

This is what I've done:

The garden grew!


I cubed…


Added by Karen Oliver Vernon on June 24, 2010 at 9:12pm — 7 Comments


All tomato plants are going great: Big Boy, Early Girl, Marglobe, Red Plum & Cherry, Yellow Plum & Cherry, Black Prince...

all EXCEPT the Mr. Stripey's - there isn't a single blossom on the whole plant! Does anyone have any idea why that would be?

Added by Jenifer Mazur Anseth on June 22, 2010 at 11:31am — No Comments

Weed Removal Article - Just pour on boiling water?

I found this blog article today on Yahoo and loved the simplicity of it... with a solar oven, there would be no need to burn fossil fuels to heat the water... of course, after the water seeps and cools in the ground, would that help more weeds grow? Has anyone tried this? I'm going to try it on the concrete driveway cracks where the unwanted grass always pushes through and see what happens...…


Added by levi mason on June 16, 2010 at 8:34pm — No Comments


Well, the chickens are happy and laying! Yeah! We've waited so long for them and I was a little nervous, but so far so good.

Tomatoes are going well - some great, some good, 1 huge plant not blooming at all (hmm). Carrots are humongo; pulled up all the cilantro today and shook off seeds back into garden. Potatoes are about 1' high. Found a squash plant volunteer hidden near the…


Added by Jenifer Mazur Anseth on June 14, 2010 at 10:13am — No Comments

Summer is here and so is the heat.

My garden is winding down for the summer. I have been harvesting from my tomato plants for about three weeks now and it looks as if this will continue for a few more. Although I was very disappointed in the purple Cherokee again this year I got several tomatoes and the few that weren't too horribly split were tasty but I doubt I will try that one again. The zucchini has been wonderful. The herbs are doing great. Beans are gone. The water melon are well started. I have ears on my corn and look… Continue

Added by Treasa on June 6, 2010 at 6:46pm — 5 Comments

Harvest Time!

harvesting a whole lot of goodness at Xericopia. See what's (soon to be) cooking in the garden at My Blog. - Happy Gardening!

Added by Vynnie McDaniels on June 1, 2010 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Chicken waters and feeders

Just finished the chicken coop Memorial has a built in run 6 x 18 (sunken about a ft with sand and covered) and the coop is 6 x 6... moved the 5 girls out there last evening...they are adjusting to the's well shaded and I have misters set up. I need to get them big girl water/feeder.

I need some first thought is the bigger the better.... I am planning to add 5-7 chickens next year so I would eventurally have 10-12. I was thinking about a 5-7…


Added by Shelly Martin on June 1, 2010 at 12:27pm — 6 Comments

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