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Autumn Equinox, Fall Sprouts

Since the 22ndof September was the autumnal equinox, today it can be said to be fall.  It was a glorious day, the sort that the Washington area gets throughout October:  clear skies, low seventies and low humidity. I went by … Continue reading

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Plotting Against Hunger: An Update on Three Gardens

Ah, Labor Day weekend!  It means we are in late summer and have only a few weeks left before the autumnal equinox.  While I have been busy planting fall crops, I began to think it would be nice to take … Continue reading

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Late Summer in the Garden

For late August, the garden looks fabulous.  I can’t remember the last time I had a garden that looked this good right before Labor Day.  By this time many plants are usually just hanging on, burned up by heat, lack … Continue reading

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Central Library Garden Takes Shape

A Saturday morning work party at Central Library garden beat the thunderstorms to prepare the soil and plant tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers.  Library patrons will have noted with chagrin that we have taken up a parking space again with our … Continue reading

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Yup, Still Harvesting

Cleaning up the garden is always bittersweet for me. After our recent day of snow, sleet and rain, I thought I should find out what was left and what I could harvest. It turned out there were lots of peppers … Continue reading

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