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Lunching and Gardening

Today, we had some glorious, sunny, warm weather. It was the kind of day I might have spent in the garden. Alas, I had a long lunch with a friend in a restaurant I hadn’t been to for several years. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: Tucking the Garden in for Winter

There’s nothing about Thanksgiving I don’t like. It involves gratefulness and I am grateful for much: a secure childhood, loving parents, family relationships, good friends, a job I like, a cozy home, good health, a garden, and the joy and … Continue reading

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They’re Out There…

This is the weekend of the winged and many legged creatures.  And a little gardening. Friday evening I was in the kitchen and heard that pinging noise that means something is flying at a light. It fell, hit the top … Continue reading

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The Garden Shines in Transition

We’re heading into the last few weeks of summer and it looks like it. It sounds like it too, at night with the singing crickets and during the day with the cicada choir. It’s the transition time, with fresh little … 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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Thank Goodness It’s Summer

Saturday, I went to the garden later than I had hoped. I’ve been exhausted from work and wound up when I get home, so unless I go running or do something physical, I remain wound up and go to bed … Continue reading

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Seeds are Sprouting!

Dinner is in the oven and the veggies are ready to steam, so I have some time to tell you about the garden. Puwen Lee dropped by last week and planted a Plot Against Hunger sign, since I had emailed … Continue reading

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Fall, Yes, Fall Planting…

I followed my general pattern this weekend by forgetting to take my camera to the garden. Bummer!  On Friday evening, I made a quick sweep of the Plot Against Hunger gardens and harvested collards, squash, “ghost eggplants,” and cucumbers as … Continue reading

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Summer Harvesting, Fall Planting

I have been so busy in the garden that last week I simply couldn’t post a blog.  Some of the fruits of my labor are in my pantry now. In the Plot Against Hunger garden, the zucchini and summer squash … Continue reading

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The Summer Garden: Lush and Productive

The garden is unbelievably lush, what with all the rain we’ve had.  I continue to harvest kale and chard, but now have tomatoes (one ripe this week!), zucchini, and beans blossoming. A couple weeks ago, I noticed that my zucchini … Continue reading

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