Tomatoes

By Jannie Vaught, Tomatoes are for this gardener finishing up as the temperatures have soared to above 100! But this is the time for harvesting the final crop and enjoying the fruits of your labor. For me it has been tomato canning time and as I grow Heirloom tomatoes, saving the abundant seeds for next…

Ok, We Made It!

By Jannie Vaught Texas with its hot and steamy days. There aren’t many of us who just can’t seem to face another hot day. We start watering at dawn, weed and tend till were exhausted, rest, water ourselves and then attempt another go in the evening. And we have a month to go. Time to…

Courage Campaign: Over 135,000 Demand the CA Water Resources Control Board to Shut Down Nestlé’s Water Bottling Operations in California Immediately

With California in its fourth year of one of the worst droughts in modern history, and Governor Jerry Brown instituting sweeping restrictions on urban water use — more than 135,000 people in California and around the country are demanding that the California Water Resources Control Board immediately move to shut down Nestlé’s water bottling operations…

Water and Sustainability

  By Jannie Vaught The dry hot day’s of August  have been dragging on with unbelievable heat. I have been scurrying outside early and trying to tend the garden. Then I am back indoors as the heat bears down. So today, as a new month is upon us; I thought we would have a visit…