Mike McNeill Diary for Wednesday, April 13, 2022: Tomato Planting Season | Diary of Mike McNeill


The proximity of Easter means that many people’s thoughts turn to spring planting, in particular, tomato plants. We are about to plant tomatoes here at Reporter Mansion. Horticulture is not one of our strengths. But we have a lovely south facing “yard” and love the idea of ​​having the only vegetable garden in Magnolia Square. We can imagine a few pots of vegetables, pepper pots and a few trays of microgreens. More than that, there is room in our life for a productive hobby. We will see. Perhaps a very small start for a very small garden.

I opened the jar Blueberry jam we bought at Festival on the Rails. Goed well with a sausage biscuit. We also enjoyed a rarity for us – a fried duck egg. Delicious.

Our current online survey asks readers the fish they like to eat the most. We’ve limited the list to fish common in Arkansas waters. The two most popular fish are pretty close, so be sure to vote before the poll ends.

We do not post help announcements on our website, at least not yet, but as the only full-time resident of Magnolia Square, we believe we have a vested interest in the Magnolia Bake Shop. From his Facebook page: “Looking for a part-time baker. I will not hire just anyone for this position. You must have a good work ethic and be willing to learn and (have) a sense of baking. I will not hire if you are not interested in baking.

Gasoline prices fell a dime at Magnolia on Tuesday, to about $3.89 a gallon.

Tax on windfall profits against the oil and gas industry because of soaring fuel prices? There are discussions.

One year ago, we reported that Nik Lewis, a former football star at SAU, was named to the Canadian Football League Hall of Fame. CLICK HERE to see the story.

She is lying.

Our Storm Watch Party was active on Tuesday evening on our Facebook page. We expect another storm system to occur later in the day.

This is our occasional reminder that CCAPS constantly needs just about everything. Food for dogs and cats. Animal litter. Cleaning supplies. Volunteers. Money.

Mike McNeill is publisher and editor of magnoliareporter.com. Email him at [email protected] or call him at 870-904-3865.


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