Tag Archives: Fall flowers

It’s Here Now, Fans of Fall

It’s definitely end of season.  I see the signs everywhere–not just on the calendar.  It continues to rain here, as though preparing us to make a decision about building an ark. I’m at the point where I’d just like to … Continue reading

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Robbing the Cradle

I didn’t spend much time in the garden this weekend. I had errands on Saturday and a dinner party to attend in the evening. Sunday I woke up to a very cool day. I made coffee and biscuits, checked email … Continue reading

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The Calendar of Flowers

This week’s garden yielded a summer squash, two okra pods, five tomatoes, a pepper, and a profusion of greens–chard, kale, beet. I will make a curry with the greens, adding onions and chick peas and cooking up some rice to … Continue reading

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The Cold Frame Returns, Along With The Jerusalem Artichokes

The Jerusalem artichokes are coming into their own. At least the blossoms are. Who knows what their little tubers are doing down in the ground? I’ll find out in Late October or early November when I harvest them again. Last … Continue reading

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Ah, Those Fall Flowers!

People tend to think of pumpkins and winter squash and apples in the fall, but really, I always have thriving eggplant, peppers and new crops of greens and peas into the fall.  Often they bear until frost.  The other thing … Continue reading

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