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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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A Decent Start

With the beautiful spring weather lately many people have been asking about just when they can get started in their gardens-I managed to find some time this weekend and couldn’t resist getting my hands dirty. This year I’ve planted: Brussel … Continue reading

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

When I get excited about the summer and the garden that comes with it, the first thing that comes to mind are the tomatoes and basil.  I have to discipline myself to not make my move until the May long … Continue reading

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Apparently you can have it all, and all at once!

Our abnormally brutal winter did a lot of damage here on the West Coast and thoroughly killed our two potted Fig trees.  But there’s always a silver lining; I then had the happy task of “needing” to fill two large … Continue reading

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Well, they’re not the best looking group I’ve ever seen…

I ran a little experiment last fall.  When I was shutting things down in October I planted some of the hardier herbs to see if they could really over-winter as perennials or if they were just talking a big game. … Continue reading

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