Tag Archives: summer garden

Of Gardens, Kitchens, and Books…

Flowers are taking over my garden. They were smothering my little eggplants, which really couldn’t take much more after the flea beetles got at them. They were hovering over the pepper plants, too and shading some squash in the back. … Continue reading

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The Heat Continues

Yesterday was another scorcher. I went to the garden in the early morning to harvest and see what needed to be done. I was able to harvest quite a few Juliet tomatoes from the small Plot Against Hunger garden. The … Continue reading

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Maintenance Mode!

So much was going on today. I had a landscape walk through with the meanest rudest person I know. At 7:30 in the morning. About 45 minutes in I decided to limit my exposure, exited the group and carried about … Continue reading

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So Much for Planning

I had arranged to meet Jane in the garden Saturday morning, but as we all know plans go awry. For me, this was in the form of my car not starting. Now, I could have simply walked to the garden, … Continue reading

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Neglected Chores: A Garden Update

Last weekend was not much for gardening. I went away on Saturday and Sunday was far too hot to be outside doing anything other than swimming or sitting in the shade reading. I did get to the garden on Monday … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth

This morning I called my friend Puwen and asked if she could take some of my zucchini pickles from last year.  They were a little too lemony and cumin-y to eat in a side salad or just out of the … Continue reading

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The Heat Pours Down

We’ve had some hot days, with temperatures in the mid and upper nineties, but the gardens so far are okay, probably because it’s been so wet.  The bees are buzzing about their business. The squash and zucchini are growing by … Continue reading

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