Thursday, June 28, 2012

A Beautiful Sight, Melons Are Finally Here!


I was getting ready to hand pollinate the melon flowers when I found a few surprises hiding beneath the foliage.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Reading Round Up: Vitamin Donuts Edition


Innovative pizza vending machine really delivers

Lunch: An Urban Invention

Antibiotic-Free Meat Map Launched for Consumers

Poll: Americans Don't Want Antibiotics in Their Meat

Fake meat: is science fiction on the verge of becoming fact?

Vitamin Donuts, WWII

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Reading Round Up: Yam Edition


Eeeek!: Cooked squid inseminates woman’s “tongue, cheek and gums”

Bronx could get biggest rooftop farm in the world under Bloomberg administration plan

I Think, Therefore I Yam: When farmland is scarce, will we all eat roots and tubers?

Growing Power CEO Explains Urban Farming To Stephen Colbert

This Is the Food We'll Eat on Mars

A Budget-Friendly Guide to Organic Fertilizer and Soil Amendments

Thursday, June 14, 2012

More First Fruits


The garden is steadily growing. The recent cool, wet  weather has kept me extra vigilant for signs of disease, but so far nothing has appeared. Let's hope it stays that way!

Thursday, June 7, 2012

First Fruit 2012


The garden is doing very well. So far there have been no signs of disease and minimal signs of insect pests.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012