Introduction to my new plot at the Ocean Beach Community Garden

Agridude - Ocean Beach Community Garden SignAbout a year ago, I moved one block from the Ocean Beach Community Garden.  I called to see if there were any open plots but there were none.  I was put on the waiting list and finally received a plot in late September. Read More

Heirloom Tomatoes with Basil and Goat Cheese on a Crostini

Agridude - Garden HarvestOne of my favorite appetizers is using our heirloom tomatoes and basil from the garden and make a modified bruschetta with goat cheese.  You will need a loaf of french bread or sour dough, some heirloom tomatoes, basil, and goat cheese.  It’s a pretty easy recipe.  You cut the bread into small slices and butter each side and bake at 400 for 4-5 on each side. Read More

Cape Mayhem Gardens Update – Tomatoes nearing the End

Agridude - Garden Full ViewSo this is the most recent picture I have of Cape Mayhem Gardens.  My camera was dropped on my birthday and broke so I am using Kelly’s.  I would love for this to be the reason I have been slow to post, but I have just been too busy to make a post…sorry.  As you can tell, the tomatoes are not looking so hot.  I think they will be ‘done’ soon, but I am waiting to see if any more fruit will come.  I am also debating putting in a few tomatoes that I had in pots to try to sneak in some late season tomatoes.  The rest of the garden is still doing pretty well though and I have been taking a gardening class at the Solana Center in San Diego.  I am getting excited to give my first full time effort to grow cool season crops like Broccoli, Cauliflower, Brussel Sprouts, etc. Read More