Cherry tomatoes, basil, and curious visitors

A few weeks ago, my mother in law gave us two cherry tomato plants and a beautiful basil plant. The basil has grown incredibly tall and leafy, and we've had quite a few cute little 'maters!

Of course us humans aren't the only ones enjoying the bountiful crops. There's a little bee that comes to feast on the basil flowers every single day, and the squirrels are mystified by the whole pot of aromatic stuff. They walk around it ever so sneakily, like this one in this awfully taken picture...

Acknowledgements: Thanks to Mr. Grackle's Garden Services for the organic fertilizer. We couldn't have done it without your top of the line product!


  1. Gauri Radha गौरी राधाNovember 24, 2010 at 11:54 PM

    Very healthy looking plants!! I am a huge fan of basil in the form of pesto sauce and also vegan green curry (which I always order at Vegan-Thai places.)

  2. Hi, I'm loving your blog I hope you don't mind but I stole your garden photo for my blog. It can be viewed at
    looking forward to reading more when you come back. Kind regards, M xx


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