Organic or not, which do you choose?

Do you buy organic produce?  If you don't because of the cost, do you worry about what the effects might be?  What if organic produce isn't all it's cracked up to be? Would you still buy it? The question of what constitutes healthy, safe food is something I've been thinking about for over 20 years. ...more

Just when I thought it was over, there are more cucumbers...

My how things can change in just a short amount of time, from this....   to this.... ...more

Tomato crises on the rise?

Seems that way for me at least... hardly a day goes by that I'm not getting an email, phone call, or facebook message about tomatoes.  They're not ripening, the blooms are fading, my leaves have spots, etc. So in an effort to address everyone's questions at once.. (not that I don't love hearing from you all)No, I do not have any ripe tomatoes yet, but that's here in zone 6a Connecticut.  On average here in the northeast things are running behind by a couple of weeks.  So while I've got lots of green fruit, nothing is looking even close to ripe....more

I can almost taste the pesto...

Ah..... the sunshine has finally returned to the Northeast.  That means it was time to get out and get my herbs in the ground.  Herbs are one of the easiest and most satisfying things to grow according to me (if you care). ...more

Shira, I apologize for not responding earlier. I'm new to blogging and missed my cue.
Thank ...more