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Summer Comes On

I am certainly eating from the garden these days, which is a great pleasure. This weekend I harvested carrots, beets, lettuces, radishes and onions. From what I could see, there are at least three zucchini that will be ready later … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Sun!

We finally had a lovely late spring weekend with sun and temperatures in the low eighties. Everyone’s garden is flourishing from all the rain (and we’re expected to have three days more of it this week). I harvested lettuces, spinach, … Continue reading

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A Surfeit of Greens

Salad days are here! I’m eating greens like crazy–spinach, chard, lettuce, kale–and some of the other lovely things that grow along side them in the spring, such as carrots, peas, radishes, and the occasional turnip. The Plot Against Hunger gardens … Continue reading

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Books and Gardening: What More Can you Want?

Since the Contented Crafter suggested we create a world-wide book club, I’ve been thinking about what I could review. She took on The Luminaries and got lots of reinforcement of her opinion that it was a slog. Jenny of Characters … Continue reading

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Of Winter Coats and Summer Harvests

Friday evening I came home to a notice in my mailbox that I had a package being held hostage at the main post office. I had no idea what it would be, but I hightailed it there in the sluicing … Continue reading

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Of Stuff and Plaster Dust and Fresh Produce…

On Friday this week, I had a man come in to fix water damage in two separate closets. In the one, the wall had been repaired too quickly after a pinhole leak, so crumbled out again. In the other, the … Continue reading

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Spring Tantalizes

Finally!  A whole weekend that promised spring around the corner.  I ordered seeds, and now that I look at the list, I’m wondering where they’ll all go, but I’ll worry about that later.  I also ordered a 4’ x 4’ … Continue reading

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