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And the BEET goes on!

  2018 has been declared the “Year of the BEET” by the National Gardening Bureau.  I adore beets, pickled, roasted, in soups and salads, so I was delighted to hear the news.  I’d already decided to grow more beets this … Continue reading

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Lust for Lavender

One of the hard things about giving up my herb farm was losing my field of lavender.  The first rows were planted in 2001, with additional rows added each year.  I love lavender.  I love the scent, the color, the … Continue reading

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Herbal Blessings Potager: Choosing the Site

Maybe this should be Step 1 for most people, but I knew that my potager would be in our back yard, which is nearly 4 acres and mostly in full sun.  I know that a trend right now is locating vegetable gardens … Continue reading

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