This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Tomatoes, Tomatoes and more Tomatoes.....................

Well the garden was a halfway success. So I am confident we will do another next year. A better planned one. We had a lot of tomatoes.
What I did was to cook them all as I had a whole bunch in the fridge that we would never get through. So I thought hmmmmm Tomato sauces.
I liked the Romano Tomato best for cooking and eating, except for the cherry ones.
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I used them all and made a batch of base for Spaghetti sauce, it will need revving up when I am ready to use it.
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I cooked Turkey burgher to use in two batches of chilli. We ate one batch and froze two.
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So no need to waste the Tomatoes. I added a green pepper that was ready but I had no use for at that time. I don't want to waste any. I don't know why the home grown ones are so much tastier? I wonder if the ones in the store are left longer to get bigger. Mine were quite small compared but tasted so good.
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I am not at all sure what the black ones are.
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Cucumbers are still blooming but no cucumbers haha
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I guess next year I will have to put in a couple of them to cross polinate.
The Robins and other birds have eaten all the berries on the Mountain Ash
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Some of the Robins are young ones and some are in moult
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I am still waiting for the eggplant to ripen. I know that critters are having their share of goodies, I see the tomatoes that have been nibbled and I smell the skunk who has been hanging around. The cats caught a mouse. So I know they are enjoying stuff and they are welcome. Next year I will plant more. Especially Sunflowers.


Merlesworld said...

The black ones look look like eggplant to me.

Magic Love Crow said...

I love tomatoes! So happy you are not waisting any! And, you are so right, the ones out of the garden, always test better! I think the black ones are eggplant too! Truly love your robin pictures!!! Hugs!