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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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Garlic, garlic, garlic

This month has been crazy and busy and stressful in so many ways, thus I’ve been absent from blogging nearly the entire month.  Tonight things settled down a bit and I spent a very relaxing evening sitting out in the … Continue reading

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CSA free-for-all dinner tonight

We got a beautiful share this week: carrots, beets, tomatillos, green onions, lettuce, and mixed herbs.  The sage in the herb bundles came from my garden–my first CSA sale!  Next week I’m providing the garlic share…I better get to cleaning up … Continue reading

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Tomato and red lentil dal

Saturday was a beautiful day!  My friend came in from out of town for a bridal shower, and she was staying with Hubby and me for the night.  Stinker was so excited for “company,” she could hardly stand the wait.  I … Continue reading

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Busy, busy in the garden

Clockwise, from top left: artichoke, rhubarb, oregano, chives. I spent a good part of yesterday evening and most of today in the garden.  The weather continues to be beautiful and things are popping up, needing to be uncovered from their winter mulch … Continue reading

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August is garden fun!

   It’s been unseasonably hot here this summer with daily highs for the past 5 weeks usually in the low 90s.  I don’t like it.  It makes my commute home from work sweaty as I bike uphill to my house, … Continue reading

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Data From My Garlic Harvest

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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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My garden is alive!

It’s been a long, cold winter.  Spring is finally beginning to show signs of sticking around, so this morning I decided I was going to work in my garden and see if I could find anything new emerging from its … Continue reading

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