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Tom grew up in Milwaukee, bartended in Wauwatosa in the '70s and moved here in 1984.

Commentary, observations and musings about the outdoors, life in general and maybe Tosa politics and personalities will be the order of the day. He savors a lively debate as much as terrific cooking.

The Garden Chronicles - Breast Feeding the Tomato Plants

Backyard Homesteading, Gardening, Pruning Tomato Plants, Tomatoes

A half-dozen posts ago one of my readers suggested that I get back to breast feeding my tomato plants. The reader also inferred that I was manifesting symptoms of dementia.

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The Garden Chronicles

Backyard Homesteading, Gardening, Tomatoes

Finally got hammered with a hard frost the other evening.  The tomatoes are kaput.

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Blogging About The Blog

Backyard Homesteading, Blog Housekeeping, Canning Tomatoes, From the Mailbag, Gas Pains, Groundhog Aggression, Growing Your Own Vegetables, Home Canning, How to Can Your Tomatoes, How to Make Crispy Crunchy Sweet Pickles, Mennonites, Tomatoes

I had some email back-and-forth earlier this week with the person in charge of the NOW homepages.  Seems that ever since The Mothership performed their 'update' of the community web pages there have been issues.  As is the result of all great bureaucratic updates lots of things didn't work anymore.

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The Garden Chronicles - The Tomato Avalanche

Backyard Homesteading, Gardening, The Best Bloody Marys In Tosa, Tomatoes

I was reading the news over at The Mothership yesterday and noticed that there was coverage of the 5th Annual Tomato Romp, Tomato Fight and Best Bloody Mary competition on Saturday.

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