Category Archives: edibles

What a difference a day makes

What a cold snap we’re having. It’s to get down into the low 40s for the next three nights. Our high today only reached into the low 50s. If the Grinch stole Christmas, who the heck has made off with … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, Nov. 1, 2010

I’d say my harvested veggies pictured above are nothing if not determined. Our weather last week dipped into the low 30s and even the 20s. So this is it — almost. I still have a lovely tub of lettuce and a couple of Swiss … Continue reading

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Container Gardening: A side trip

I got such a laugh from the first few minutes of this clip that I thought I’d share it. It’s a feature on urban farming, right down to and including farm animals. I suspect in most cities there are ordinances against many of the … Continue reading

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Container Gardening: first, grab a pot.

It seems there are an increasing number of people presently turning to container gardening. In fact, I wonder how many people today are gardening who wouldn’t be without this new craze in gardening? Certainly I wouldn’t be growing the vegetables … Continue reading

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Container Gardening: What have I learned in year one?

First, I’d have to say growing vegetables in containers bears little resemblance to in-ground gardening. Container gardeners don’t use what is commonly thought of as dirt. They use mixes made of a variety of ingredients, none of which is plain-old … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, Sept. 20, ’10

Hey, hey, hey! I have radishes. Not many, I grant you, but I didn’t plant many, either. And it’s all a plus for me, since, as I previously noted here, they all came up leggy. And what I’ve harvested are … Continue reading

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