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First Touch of Autumn

Sharing part of my garden on this first full day of Fall.  Each year more Chinese Lanterns appear from the original few.  Now I find out “they spread rampantly!”


Blackened Trout and Sauteed Kale with Ginger

In an effort to eat healthier, we have incorporated more fish into our diet.  Well, I have incorporated the fish and the rest of the family enjoys the benefits as well.   487 more words

Taste This

One Potato, Two Potato

This weekend I harvested another crop from something I didn’t actually plant. Freebies are fun!

Fingerling potatoes were in the soil of one raised bed when we moved into Coppertop back in January.   243 more words

Good nightshade Irene

Hanging like a juicy bunch of tiny tomatoes, the poisonous fruit of the Climbing nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) looks all too innocent.

(Earlier post about nightshade flowers.)


A nightshade butterfly - for dVerse

the cobblestones are wet from rain
when suddenly staccato of stiletto heels
a glimpse of garter tantalize
as do the whiteness of her moonlit breast… 163 more words


Nothing wrong with nightshade

7/7/14 Challenge No. 1: nightshade family of vegetables

The nightshade family of vegetables include tomato, capsicum (bell pepper), potato, chillies and eggplant.

Often it’s the foods you eat most often to which you develop intolerances – a case of too much of a good thing. 387 more words