Somewhere, manywheres, you can find a calculation for what it costs to grow your own tomatoes -- construction, trellis, soil, seed, water, labor. And yes, it’s something like $1 million.
Money well spent
Put a seed in the right ground, cross your fingers and wait for a miracle. Some years are more miraculous than others. This year the miracles wouldn't quit.
Everyone I know eats their first ten or twelve tomatoes right off the vine, bending low so all the juice falls on the ground.
Pretty soon my second bed
Will join my first.
It's a pleasure to tear out summer vines and make way for fall. Damn straight we’ve got seasons.
When you catch the fever, much of your yard looks like wasted space. So I’m double digging this
And raising that (this guy thinks he has a following; I promised he could be in one picture)
I won’t touch the pink Cinderella. Another month to go.
Today I was in a filthy mood, so I got in the dirt and played awhile.
A million bucks? I break even.