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Gigantic Cukes

Went to New Image to garden today, but Mother Nature decided on downpours. I grabbed two mammoth cucumbers and bolted. Advertisements

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Kitchen Gardening

Yesterday, we made ants on a log with celery, sunbutter and raisins. Delish. And then we planted the base of the celery in our garden beds. The kids are fascinated by kitchen gardening. We determined what would and would not … Continue reading

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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.

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Calendula

This girl was worth the wait. From seed, it took about three months to flower. The nasturtiums, also from seed, are taking over the veggie bed, next to heirloom green zebra stripe tomatoes (yes, from seed). Peak early spring.

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Boxes of lettuce

Don’t get your food from a box. Unless you’re just reusing the box and filling it with fresh lettuce that you grew in your community garden, surrounded by your friends. Then, and only then, you may get your food from … Continue reading

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Finding

Nothing is more practical than finding God, that is than falling in love in a quite absolute, final way. What you are in love with, what seizes your imagination, will affect everything. It will decide what will get you out … Continue reading

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Fridge Flowers

We’re off to the Lake Mary Farmers’ Market to sell flowers and veggies from our school garden. My monkeys wanted to know why there were flowers in the fridge 🙂 To keep ’em fresh, silly.

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