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Catching Up

August 9th, 2010

Going on vacation is great, relaxing and fun – until you come home! Since Mr Chiots and are self-employed, there’s no one to do the work while we’re gone. Coming home from vacation means tackling all the stuff that piled up while you were gone. The garden doesn’t weed itself either while you’re gone, so that piles up as well. I’ve been busy busy busy since coming home last Wednesday working in the office so I have only had a little bit of time to spend outside in the garden. All of that time was spent watering and picking the things that ripened while I was gone. I haven’t had a chance to get through my photos from Monticello yet or write a blog post about it. All I have time for today is a quick shot of what I harvested last Thursday evening.

Hopefully I have time to get through some Monticello photos soon and you’ll get a lovely photo tour when I do. I promise it will be worth the wait.

What have you been up to recently? Anything exciting blooming or coming ripe in your garden?

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  2. Stephanie Suesan Smith on August 9, 2010 at 12:58 pm

    What kind of tomato is that big accordian one in the upper right corner of the basket? It is cool looking, what does it taste like?

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    • Susy on August 9, 2010 at 1:56 pm

      It’s a ‘Goldman’s Italian American’ and they are very beautiful tomatoes, and seem to be very large. I haven’t tried it yet, we’ve been going through the ‘Cherokee Purple’ first.

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  3. Louise on August 9, 2010 at 2:41 pm

    Getting ready to go on a trip as well, and trying to get as much garden work done before I leave. Harvesting Carrots and Beans, and planting my Fall crop. Can not wait to see your photos of Monticello.

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