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Almost Fall

Wouldn’t be a winner at the fair, but it’s a monster by our standards and gets our blue ribbon!

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Garlic, Harvested

I harvested our garlic this afternoon. It is remarkable how much pride one can feel pulling something out of the ground. Sure, I planted the garlic last autumn. And I did a lot of worrying about them in the last … Continue reading

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That Old Scape Magic

Cut the scapes off the garlic plants in the garden last night. I love their crazy coils and curls. Seems a shame almost to chop them up. Almost. The taste of fresh scape pesto removes any aesthetic hesitations.

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How the Garden Grows

The garden is well on its way! At least, the parts of it that don’t require much work. We’re planning to start our seeds in our little planters tomorrow, which may be a little late, but the garlic I planted … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung

Well, the season is well and truly here.  Not only are the peepers out and the birds singing their hearts out, but this morning the daffodils next to the house popped.  Yesterday afternoon they were still just buds, and over … Continue reading

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In the Garden With Ollie

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Melon/Ball…the Ultimate Treat!

We had high hopes for the beautifully round little melon that was growing in the garden when we moved in.  We weren’t quite sure what species it was but it definitely looked like good eating. And not just to us.  … Continue reading

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