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A Digression About Organics

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates Winter is clearly the time when we rest from the physical garden pursuits.  We can leisurely think about the season that has passed and plan for the upcoming one.  Our diets naturally change with the cold weather and the slower pace.  It’s a holiday […]

Wrapping Up The Season

 “Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all”– Stanley Horowitz It’s been a great gardening season this year with plenty of rainfall and relatively few pest pressures.  For those of us that preserve food with canning, drying, freezing and fermenting, it’s very satisfying to have […]

Fall Cleanup/Planting Garlic

“No cook who has attained mastery over her craft ever apologizes for the presence of garlic in her productions.”  Ruth Gottfried, ‘The Questing Cook’ Fall has arrived with its cool temps and shorter days.  For many people, the tomato season was cut short by the excessive moisture leading to fungal problems commonly called “blight”.  Still, […]

Cooking with Fresh Foods

“My grandfather used to say that once in your life you need a doctor, a lawyer, a policeman and a preacher but every day, three times a day, you need a farmer.”  Brenda Schoepp, Pinterest My how things have changed from the time mentioned in the quote above!  Used to be most people ate at […]

Water Conservation

What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance. ~Jane Austen We have gotten a few days of hot summer already and we know more is coming.  Seems like a good time to talk about water conservation in our gardens. First, a little botany.  No matter how fertile the […]

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