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Returning to Flowers

Well, I got back from the wilds of Central Illinois, but only after changing my flight to accommodate the summer nor’easter that blew through the mid-Atlantic states Friday and Saturday. It gave us about 7 inches of rain, which on … 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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Flowers and Vegetables: A Good Combination

Since I think it makes a healthier ecosystem to mix flowers in among vegetables, I have encouraged flower reseeding in the Plot Against Hunger garden. When you do this sort of thing, like a vegetable only garden, it needs managing. … Continue reading

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Harvesting Spring Crops, Planting for Summer

Last week, Alex (March 22 post–The Spring Crops Are In!) harvested two pounds of lettuce from the Plot Against Hunger gardens and delivered them to AFAC. It was our second lettuce delivery. The first was last week and included spinach … Continue reading

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Autumn Blows into Arlington

Fall blew in yesterday with a cold front.  On my way to the library, I saw leaves coming down that I hadn’t noticed had turned.  Many trees are still green, but the ones that weren’t loosed their leaves in the … Continue reading

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