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Update: Green Potatoes

I received a comment on my old blog yesterday reprimanding me for not tossing the green potatoes I pulled this spring and advising me that I should read up on my history of the Irish Potato Famine… *sigh* Since I am taking that blog…

September 30, 2009

Second Nature: A Gardener’s Education

Last spring I came down with an infection that gave me a lot of extra downtime for reading, which was excellent timing because it was planting time, and I had no idea what I was doing when it came to spring and summer gardening.…

September 20, 2009

Canning 101

This is a wonderful time of year in the garden. We’re overflowing in basil, tomatoes, bell peppers, and green beans, and our onions, potatoes, and pumpkins are really taking off.…

September 8, 2009

Summer Garden Update

I spent this morning (before coffee!) in the garden, watering, taking pictures, and throwing the big purple ball for Annie. Time for a little update! This is my original herb garden. I have onion chives in the back, sage in the front, and Provence…

August 12, 2009
Gardening Life

Green Beans!

Today has been a chill day at home. I skipped breakfast in favor of coffee and finishing a friend’s blog and then went all out for lunch. We made lemon pepper chicken with brown rice, roasted home-grown green beans, and crostini made with sungold…

August 9, 2009