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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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Carrots Galore!

Well, last week I ended with “and we haven’t even harvested the carrots yet.” This week, Sarah, Jane and I gathered in the early morning to weed, then figured we could harvest as well. I took most of the rest … Continue reading

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Spring: Plotting Against Hunger Again!

This week after seven inches of snow on Monday, we were all reminded that snow this close to spring (and it is now officially spring) does not last.  As I noted last year, the 10th and Barton Plot Against Hunger … 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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Carrots!

I spent the weekend mostly inside with a wicked cold so I was heartened by a message from Michael Polovina, chief Plot Against Hunger gardener at Arlington’s Ball-Sellers House.  The garden’s most recent harvest was 24 pounds of carrots!  Just … Continue reading

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