Tag Archives: potager

Thwarted!

This past weekend I had a booth at the Kentuckiana Spring Herb Symposium, which was great fun until I was pounded by a hailstorm while loading out, followed by getting soaked in a pouring rain.  That was definitely not fun.  … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday-March 24

Saturday again?!?  And snow again!  Although we are once again snow-covered, my thoughts are still centered upon the garden and preparations are well-underway, although in somewhat of a holding pattern until Mother Nature wins over Old Man Winter.  First on … 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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A Succession of Peas, Please!

  This season, I’m tweaking the succession plantings to make my potager even more productive.  If crops (peas for example) are available for weeks, then we can eat them fresh and skip the energy (mine and the power company’s) it … Continue reading

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St. David’s Day & Leeks

March 1st is St. David’s Day, the patron saint of Wales.   It is said that  David (“Dewi” in Welsh) lived in the 6th century and only drank water, sometimes immersed himself in icy water while reciting scripture, and made … Continue reading

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Welcome, Crocus!

  I am thrilled to announce that there are finally blooms in the garden!  After weeks of cold temperatures and heavy rain, we are blessed with two days of sunshine…in a row!  According to my journal, February to date was … Continue reading

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Sew, Sow–So what?

  I readily admit I am old and set in some ways, but I’m also trying to embrace new technology.  Obviously I can encourage far more people to garden and continue gardening despite discouragements through blogging, than by silently burrowing … Continue reading

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