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Things are changing in the potager!

Feeling so blessed that I can retreat to the potager and gardens to find sanctuary, even though it requires boots and umbrella! The rains continue, as well as the depressing news, but the sweet birds are not letting that disrupt … Continue reading

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Progress!

With the nine-day forecast indicating temps in the 50’sF and rain off and on, yesterday was perfect for moving the first plants from the greenhouse to the benches outside to begin hardening.  Unlike many folks who initially move plants outdoors … Continue reading

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Chamomile for Lawns/Yawns!

    While there are two types of chamomile, generally the annual “German” (Matricaria recutita) chamomile is the most used.  It has tall (15-18”) stems of dainty white daisy flowers that are used for teas, culinary, and medicinal purposes.  If … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: May 12

After a very slow start, Spring is catching up to “normal” although we are still a bit behind.  It’s been warm and dry for several days, allowing the farmers to get their fields planted after a late start.  Yesterday, I … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Mar 3 ’18

March has begun very quietly here, unlike the snowstorms on the East Coast and Europe.  Basically, we are just marking time until the temperatures warm and the soil dries enough to return to the gardens.  Each time it gets close, … Continue reading

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