Tag Archives: Potager

It’s SOW exciting!

  It’s time to do the third round of indoor seeding for the 2019 season!  I’ll admit, the first round (shown above 8 days after seeding) was a “not really motivated, not ready for the commitment, but know I’ll be … 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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Parsley

   What cook’s garden could be complete without parsley?  Without doubt one of the most used herbs in the kitchen, parsley is not only a source of lively, fresh flavor but of valuable vitamins (A, B1, B2, C and niacin, … Continue reading

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Second Seeding

  It’s February!  The long, long, “always feels the longest” month of January is finally behind us, with its sub-zero temps, blustery winds, freezing rains and lack of insulating snow blanket.  Hopefully February will be a sweet month!   It’s … Continue reading

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January: Monthly review

  A potager first!  Here is a January crop of spinach, and I picked a large bowl.  That was all I could reach from the end I could get open.  The three other sides were so frozen I couldn’t get … Continue reading

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Crossing the Wheel

In response to the Paul’s Patch challenge to look at the garden in winter’s depth, but to remember the grand difference of summer’s brilliance to keep us motivated and positive, here are my two views.  Sadly, I couldn’t find two … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Jan 26

  It’s snowing!  For my birthday, which is lovely and makes my world pristine and pretty.  To celebrate, here’s my “Six on Saturday” as we creep to the end of January.  1)  This week we had not only frigid (minus … Continue reading

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