Browsing All posts tagged under »gardening«

Black Radish and Potato Pancakes

March 2, 2013

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Oh my, where oh WHERE to begin. What a month it is has been, and now, all of a sudden, it’s March. The days are longer, warmer and louder with the hum of neighborhood birds. And I have a LOT of projects- here, there, and everywhere (literally)- to work on. Finally, I am where I […]

Onward We Go

December 27, 2012

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Well, we made it to the end of 2012, folks. No zombies or other apocalyptic beings to be tamed, just copious amounts of buttery cookies, smoked and slow-cooked meats, stinky cheeses, red wine… and the widening waistlines that follow. I can deal with those things. With pleasure. The end of the year has brought about […]

Apple Mincemeat

October 19, 2012

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Change is in the air, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. About a week ago, we experienced our first frost in eastern MA, leaving any of the garden’s remaining summer-worn plants a floppy mess. The chard is slumped over, the pole bean plants are already beginning to brown and blacken, and the […]

Two Day Strawberry Jam (with a side of contemplation)

June 18, 2012

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First, the contemplation: *** It’s been over two and a half years since I took anything even close to a vacation. Sure, I’ve had days off from jobs and academic breaks, but I would hardly say any of those occasions qualify as a true “break” from reality, or at the very least, from my day-to-day, […]

I will be GROWing after all :D

April 3, 2012

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UPDATED: 4/5/2012 This post SO deserves to have an emoticon in the title. “Why?” you ask? BEE-cause I received word this past Sunday that I will be allotted a GROW plot this year! *booty ‘n finger-shaking happy dance* The “acquisition” of this plot pretty much means I can continue growing there until I move outta […]