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LATE SUMMER PRODUCE, COMPOSTING, AND MAKING JAM

Some of the late summer produce from the garden.  My first time growing tomatoes and aubergine.  I am making Ratatouille later on.

But my main job today was to get some well rotted compost out of the composter and spreading it on one of the beds that is ready for putting in Garlic and autumn greens.  263 more words

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LATE SUMMER FLOWERING AND HARVESTING

Late summer flowers, Calendula of which I am now collecting the seeds for next growing season.

                  

Calendula seed head                                                                   And Borage still flowering profusely.

The runner bean harvest continues and many more beans are coming on so these vegetables will be served here at home for a while to come.

 

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SOME HERBS DOING WELL THIS SUMMER

Feverfew and Lady’s Mantel growing fiercely this summer. I loved the flowers of the Lady’s Mantel, first time flowering though the plant is years old.

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Refreshing Summer Drink

Last week, I finally got around to picking all the cucumbers that were in my garden.  Before that, I would just pick a bag or two here and there; enough to ferment and give to friends.  208 more words

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Summer Garden 2014

I’ve had this Hydrangea shrub for many years.  I admit to having transplanted it several times due to the shade that keeps appearing every couple of years.  109 more words

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Create A Beautiful Organic Garden With These Techniques

There are a number of healthy ways to get chemical-free produce, and one the best is to start your own organic garden. There are many ways to approach this hobby. 281 more words

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Fermented Cucumbers

I’ve wanted to post about the lost art of lacto-fermentation for some time but haven’t been able to get around to it yet.  Fermentation is really a simple process, but the history is detailed and the benefits are extensive, so the article keeps growing and hasn’t gotten done yet! 431 more words

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