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The Parsnip Project (4)

I had a message yesterday from someone asking me why I had not posted on my blog for a while and how was the parsnip project going? 281 more words

Tomato Time

We’re up in northern Minnesota for a gathering of the Luthier Community, and the heirloom tomatoes at Grant and Christie’s, some 25 varieties, are coming ripe every day. 35 more words

Classics & Standards

Is growing your own researchers a luxury?

Is a university that provides internal funds to its researchers being indulgent?

After my post about the dangers of internal funding was published, Stephen Matchett picked up on part of it in… 626 more words

Research Culture

Corn, by any other name

Far and away, the questions I hear most often when it comes to cooking with milled corn products are these;

‘What’s the difference between corn meal and corn flour’, 2,237 more words

Classics & Standards

Week 5 - Transplanting and Open Studios

So after a month of collecting and growing so many seeds the natural progression was of course transplanting. So that’s what we did…

by the end of the week we had transplanted 638 plants, and we have plenty more to go – but we had other things on our minds… Saturday and Sunday was the annual open studios of Arts Space Portsmouth. 100 more words


Becoming a Plant

A seed lying in the soil is waiting. It is waiting to become a plant, and as it waits it is protected by a layer known as the seed coat. 1,101 more words

Inspirational Projects And Ideas

Growing your own...

Like many people who are into food in a big way, I love the idea of growing my own vegetables and fruit. There is something special about picking a ripe tomato from its furry vine or selecting a lettuce to form the basis of a simple green salad and knowing that you’ve been responsible for every aspect of that vegetable’s life, from seed to plate. 590 more words