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A Practical Elegance

Some of you will remember my aesthetically unpleasing yet wonderfully utilitarian apparatus from Lee Valley.  It was pressed into service again this year; for more information please click here. Here we have the crowd pleasing sugar snap peas alongside some … Continue reading

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Let’s try this again….

We have had our coldest April and May in 50 years, with record low sunshine and higher than average rain fall.  I’ve been feeling my share of garden angst, which is quickly put into perspective when considering farmers are also … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Despite April having been the third worst on record and May looking just as underwhelming thus far, most things in the garden are growing slowing but steadily. The Good: Remember when these potatoes were just starting to come up from … Continue reading

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The Ugliest Thing I’ve Ever Loved

I’m a huge fan of container/patio gardening and it seems as though the big gardening companies are starting to recognize this growing market.  This is great for those in condos or townhouses and it’s a great option for me as … Continue reading

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