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Gotta love those annuals!

I’ve been away for a bit to eastern Ohio and then immediately on to Wisconsin, so I’ve been playing catch-up with the produce rather than writing since our return.  Immediately upon turning into the driveway, it was obvious that the … Continue reading

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Nasturtium Revival

It was 47 degrees this morning, the coolest temperatures we’ve had since May.  Overnight, it feels like autumn, with a brisk breeze pulling golden leaves from the black walnut trees in a continual shower.  I can feel my “end of … Continue reading

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Disappointments

As the summer garden season draws to a close, it’s a good time to take stock and evaluate.  Considering that I grew 197 varieties, not counting all the bulbs purchased, perennials and herbs that I moved from the farm, or … Continue reading

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Mouthwatering Melons

One of the true delights of the potager has been the melon crop.  If you read the post discussing melons when I was mulling over seed orders, you may recall that I chose 4 varieties of melon, plus 1 watermelon.  … Continue reading

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Smallage, or Cutting Celery

This week, I received word that George, the husband of a dear herbal friend passed away.  George and Charlene had a lovely and full life, and learning of his passing brought back lots of memories.  One was a day they … Continue reading

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And yet more seeds!

Before you shout at the screen, “But you promised you weren’t buying any more seeds!” I must explain.  I’m a member of Garden Writers of America, a delightful, helpful organization that has many benefits of membership.  One benefit is that … Continue reading

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More seeds? Really?

I vowed, “No more seeds.  There’s already more than my potager can hold this year, and probably much of the next, in the seed storage boxes.  I don’t need more seeds.  I probably can’t even manage more seeds properly.”  I … Continue reading

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