Tag Archives: harvesting

A Pair of Scissors

  Someone asked me recently which garden tool I use most.   The answer might vary slightly with the season and the stage of the garden, but #1 is my rolling gardening stool, because at my age and with an iffy … Continue reading

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Respect your Elder!

I’ve said often that June is my favorite month.  The weather has settled, the flowers are blooming, and the bounty of the potager is flowing into the kitchen.  But it’s the elder that makes this month so special to me.  … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday July 29

The gardens are changing fast as the daylilies fade away, but there are still things that bring a smile today.  This late, double-flowered soft peach daylily is becoming one of my favorites.    The bounty from the potager increases daily.   … Continue reading

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And, a pickled pot!

Sadly, it’s nearing the end of the major growing season here in central Indiana.  The leaves are beginning to turn that golden green and a few are already floating to the ground.  Plants are rushing to produce seeds.  Squirrels are … Continue reading

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