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Summer Comes On

I am certainly eating from the garden these days, which is a great pleasure. This weekend I harvested carrots, beets, lettuces, radishes and onions. From what I could see, there are at least three zucchini that will be ready later … 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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Fall Comes On

This weekend I cleaned up the Plot Against Hunger gardens and then went to my own to work. It is beginning to look like fall in the garden and elsewhere. The rats have been temporarily vanquished. As a result I … Continue reading

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Flowers, Bees, Finches and Moths

This morning was another hot day and I got to the garden early. Given the damage done to the large Plot Against Hunger garden, the rats, and the general end of season malaise, I just did a little harvesting (more … Continue reading

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Heat and Lushness

Last weekend I weeded the small and large Plot Against Hunger gardens and then I weeded our newly lent garden, which is full of tomatoes, onions and squash, not to mention basil. I harvested some things for AFAC, including a … 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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Books and Gardening: What More Can you Want?

Since the Contented Crafter suggested we create a world-wide book club, I’ve been thinking about what I could review. She took on The Luminaries and got lots of reinforcement of her opinion that it was a slog. Jenny of Characters … Continue reading

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