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Decorating, Baking, and Gardening

This weekend, I got my little potted tree out. Last weekend, I dug out the decorations I was willing to deal with this year, so things were ready for it. I hung some garland on a couple windows and some … Continue reading

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The Harvest Begins

I had plans to plant the large Plot Against Hunger this weekend, but it rained into early afternoon, so my volunteers and I did other things. Once it had cleared I went to the garden and cleaned my flower borders … Continue reading

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Greening Up? Maybe Not, But It Is Thawing

Saturday I had lunch with my friend Jane, a fellow gardener and Plot Against Hunger volunteer. It was sunny, 50 degrees, and the snow was starting to melt. We talked, among other things, about our garden plans. I mentioned that … Continue reading

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The Winter Garden

I had been meaning to run by the garden to check out the turnips in the Plot Against Hunger garden.  They are snug under fallen leaves with just their tops sticking out and just about ready to harvest.  I also … Continue reading

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Using the Cold Frame, Trying to Outwit the Rabbits…

I was able to get into the garden again this week because we had some more beautiful weather.  We have a winter storm warning starting this evening though and are supposed to get snow…again.  Still, I was not deterred. I … Continue reading

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Denial: Winterizing the Garden and Bringing Back the Cold Frame

Last week I heard someone say “De Nile ain’t just a river in Egypt,” and I was struck by how long it had been since I heard that expression.  It’s also completely appropriate as an expression of my attitude to … Continue reading

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The Cold Frame Returns!

What a beautiful fall weekend this was!  There is still lots of color still in the trees, and depending on the type of tree, lots of leaves raining down in the breeze.  I spent part of two days in the … Continue reading

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