Tag Archives: cipollini

Looks can be deceiving!

These are mind-boggling days, where change comes by the hour and uncertainty overwhelms the normal. There is panic, stupidity, fear, and some wonderful acts of kindness. Our daily routine is totally disrupted, our sense of isolation grows. Our worry for … Continue reading

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Out with the Old, In with the New….sometimes!

Our record heat here in Indiana is generating a quicker-than-normal turn-around in the potager.  A premise of the potager is the replacement of one crop as soon as it is harvested with a succession crop, thus keeping all parts of … Continue reading

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Onions…Crying for Joy!

For over thirty years I grew onions from sets, just as my grandmother and mother had.  White ones for using over the summer and early fall; yellow ones for storage.  I never saw red ones until I went to college.  … Continue reading

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Cipollini

These are cipollini that I grew last summer, in a window box, because my potager had not yet been started, but I’d already given possession of the Cook’s garden at the herb farm to its new owners.  I fell in … Continue reading

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