Our Station Markets Programs Weather Radio Mall Blog Staff/Contact Recent Intervies Advertise Home Technical Help Buisness Directory

KFRM is full time farm radio and Your source
for farm markets in Kansas and Oklahoma

KFRM Blog

 
 
 

On a Sliver Platter
Tuesday 2nd of August 2011 12:23 AM
uncategorized

By Kim L. Fritzemeier

KFRM Central Kansas Reporter

Farm Wife along the Stafford/Reno County Line

This is our tomato crop for Summer 2011. Sad, isn't it?

Randy came into the house, presented it to me and said this tiny cherry tomato needed a silver platter. He has certainly watered and tended the tomato and cucumber plants with the care of a white-gloved butler brandishing a silver tray in service to a master.

Not that it's done much good. The heat is winning this battle. Pretty much all you can do is weakly say, "I surrender."

He picked our little tomato before it fully ripened. You don't want to lose the only "baby" you've gotten. The cucumber vines have fared a little better, and we've enjoyed them on salads. But they are succumbing to the heat these days, too.

Visions of Cheese Dreams have been dancing in my head. But I will have to find someone with homegrown tomatoes to do that favorite recipe justice.

 
   Respond to this Entry
 

 
 
 
Amber Alert Media MemberRadio Heard HereOUR STATION  |  MARKETS  |  PROGRAMS  |  weather  |  RADIO MALL  |  AUCTIONS  |  staff/contact
HOME  |  NEWS  |  ADVERTISE  |  RECENT Interviews  |  TECHNICAL HELP  |  FRIENDS OF KFRM  |  EEO
blog  |  admin login  |  website designed by EDJE Technologies  |  Agribusiness page  |  edje shopping