I made the mistake a couple of weeks ago of
bragging on the tomatoes I'm still harvesting here in sunny SoCal.
This week we got a
This happens roughly every, oh, never.
What should I do?
Well, I knew from reading about other folks' experiences
that I was supposed to keep them warm?
Protect them somehow?
I started by dragging some into the garage,
which thankfully had some room, now that my offspring
have emptied it of some of their
But which to save?
I have over a dozen tomato plants still producing!
It was like Sophie's Choice out there in my garden!
(No, you do NOT get a picture of Meryl from Sophie's Choice.
That movie (and book) wrecked me.
I will allow you to see Meryl happily singing and dancing
in Mamma Mia, instead.)
But I had a whopping big piece of plastic from the futon mattress
I just installed in The Boy's room...
... and a ton of towels, and so far, so far,
both my indoor tomatoes and those toughies in the garden
seem to be surviving.
Because I'm not that interested in making