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Asparagus, Radishes and Pavers!

Today I got myself into the garden and remembered to take the camera! Yea me! I checked my garden and noticed the radishes have begun to come up under protective custody. The spinach and lettuces are also starting under the … Continue reading

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The Work Continues

This morning, garden volunteers Sarah, Jane and Ben helped weed the large and small Plot Against Hunger gardens. The small garden has turned into Jane’s baby this year as she takes care of the eight tomatoes planted there, five of … Continue reading

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The Garden Begins to Recover

What a difference a week makes! I’m getting my mojo back in the garden. I went a couple times this week and weeded. I kept running into these guys. I like the one in green boots. I had wanted to … 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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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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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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The Rush Is On

For the Fourth of July, I was able to feed my guests zucchini, tomatoes, and garlic from my garden, along with some hot peppers that I added to a grain dish.  While I had to buy chicken and fish to … Continue reading

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Ah, Those Early Crops!

Plot Against Hunger gardens are yielding pounds of fresh produce this spring.  Among the crops are radishes from the St. Andrews garden, eight pounds of leeks from Ball Sellers House, and collards, kale and lettuce from 10th and Barton. Each … Continue reading

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Gleaning in December: Can You Say Cole Crops?

Last August, a report by the Natural Resources Defense Council stated that 40 percent of food produced in the United States goes to waste.  The waste happens throughout the food chain, starting with 7 percent of fields not being harvested because of weather, … Continue reading

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