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Evening Harvest

I hosted a self-guided you-pick harvest in my home garden yesterday. I grew a salad. Except the kale. Eating raw kale requires a ton of chewing. Maybe someone should invent kale gum, you just keep chewing and chewing. Advertisements

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We done good.

The kids designed the booth, sold a bunch of herbs, arugula, lettuce, flowers.  Ate a ton of kettle corn.  Talked up our garden and the school.  Success. Make your own bouquet was a big hit. 

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Tomato Chasers

Two years ago, we had this chicken living in our tomato bed at Herban Farms.  Not visiting, living.  She nested in the back of the bed, laid some eggs, fertilized the tomatoes for us.  Scared the daylight out of me … Continue reading

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Love Story

Let’s take a Sunday country drive, he said. We’ll find a nice hike, he said. There’s this one that is eight miles of winding gravel road up a mountain, he said, with glee. She was smitten with him by this … Continue reading

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Caterpillars

You know how God talks to you, if you’re listening, still enough and you turn your mind off for a bit, welcoming Truth into your heart.  Yearning is the right word.  I may have been desperate for Her voice lately, … Continue reading

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Sprout

This week, I taught a raised garden class for GreenUp Orlando at Bill Frederick Park.  I spent an hour showing a group of children how to plant seeds, the art of thinning baby seedlings and the benefits of companion planting.  … Continue reading

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