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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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Odds and Ends

So, we have the Kale chips recipe, compliments of the lovely Karen Sainas: “Cut up your bite size Kale ~ toss in olive oil, garlic and sea salt and bake 350 deg till crispy ~ 20 min.   Toss several … Continue reading

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I knew better; I just didn’t care…

We all know that bigger isn’t always better, right?  I should, yet when my husband was asking me how big I want this raised bed, the answer undoubtedly was “well how big can you make it?”.  We reigned ourselves in a … Continue reading

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Who says romance is dead?!

The world’s best husband has made me a raised garden bed!  It doesn’t get any better than that, baby! So after recovering from a hard winter (by West Coast standards anyway!) we have had a cool spring.  The word on the … Continue reading

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