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The 2016 garden is not what I’d hoped it would be

This summer’s garden is turning out to be a bit of a dud–at least for my own personal food consumption.  On the other hand, the bees are having an absolute hay day, rolling around drunk in the sunflowers covered in … Continue reading

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Risky Business in the Garden and Poopy Eggs

It has been unseasonably warm lately.  I spent all day Saturday working in the garden because it was sunny and nearly 70 degrees F outside.  I couldn’t stand to be indoors.  And the garden is waking up and needs attention.  … Continue reading

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Gardening freak out

It is supposed to be 80+ degrees tomorrow, and then it might snow on Thursday.  What?!  C’mon, Mother Nature, all I want is for my tomatoes and peppers to ripen.  On the vine.  Pleeeeeeease?  I’ll be covering my garden boxes … Continue reading

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Busy weekend: planting raspberries, kayaking, gardening, and a cherry-raspberry buckle

 It was a very good weekend.  Saturday morning I got up and planted the raspberries that Hubby and I dug from his boss’s house earlier this week.  I’ve got the soaker hose on them and rocks around the base so … Continue reading

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CSA Special Veggie Fritters

After I got home from the CSA pick up yesterday, I knew I needed to do something with A LOT of my veggies, and fast.  It amazes me, I thought I was getting pretty caught up on clearing out our fridge, and … Continue reading

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Garlic Harvest!

I have been waiting for this moment since last fall–the moment of truth:  how did my garlic turn out this year?  In general, the answer is pretty darn well!  I was pleasantly surprised to see that the varieties that I … Continue reading

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Using up those salad greens

It’s been really hot here for the past week and a half, and things are beginning to bolt in the garden–my dill, cilantro, and very soon, I’m sure, my lettuce.  I took most of the lettuce with me in the field last … Continue reading

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Garlic Scape Pesto

Yesterday it was time to get serious about using up my CSA produce from week 1.  I knew exactly what I wanted to do with my garlic scapes:  garlic scape pesto.  I made this for the first time last summer … Continue reading

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The day in photos

Despite being a Tuesday, there was a lot going on in my little neck of the world today.  Because I was uber productive at work today, I took off early.  It was a beautiful day, and I wanted to get … Continue reading

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Snow, homemade hood ornaments, ofice parties, and other random thoughts for the day

The title of this post pretty much sums up my brain right now.  There are about a million things running through my head this evening, and I can’t seem to shut my brain off.  So I decided to work it … Continue reading

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