Thursday, June 25, 2009

Our First Tomato

Our first tomato was a big surprise this morning when I went out to water. I hadn't looked for it in two days but this morning its orangy-red skin flashed brilliant in the morning sun.

Further inspection of the garden yielded some crooked-neck squash and a zuchini. Guess what's for dinner tonight?

See the grass in the picture? The grass on the left is wheat grass and the one on the right is oat grass. My kitty loves them both.

Killer Tomato Plants!

Four heirloom tomato plants--2 Brandywine, 1 Mortgage Lifter and 1 Mr. Stripey--are the tallest tomato plants I have ever seen. I am 5'2" tall and they are taller than me and half the the vines are bent over. Ever see the sixties horror movie Day of the Trifids? Sort of reminds me of that.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

We'll Be Eating Well Soon!

My Garden May 28, 2009

Here's the Device that Separates Honey from the Frame

This is a centrifuge that spins and forces the honey to release from the honeycomb.

Good Class on Bees in Sandy Springs, GA

Here is a photo of my class just after taking a break from the morning session.

Bee Frame, Queen Box

You can see what a section of a hive looks like. It is one box of several in a hive. The smaller frame sitting on top is an inner hive frame where the queen will lay eggs and bees will make honey.