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Time to Plant the Rhubarb

Rhubarb serves different purposes in my permie garden.  I am dying to try it in pie!  But there’s more, the flower buds are edible and I have read that is is similar to cauliflower.   102 more words

Potatoes Gonna Potate!

Ok, I did it.  Well technically I did not throw, but I did toss ( in a cool design), my potatoes.  I put them in my permanent garden and also in my annual garden.   281 more words

Thank You, East Coast

It should be raining sideways right now in March, but because the East Coast is grabbing all the cold air, we’ve been enjoying 66˙F weather on The Oregon Coast. 309 more words


What is a Garden?

Today, I’d like nothing more than to be outside working in the garden. I imagine the warm glow of the sun reaching across the sky and giving me a pat on the back. 1,181 more words


starting our summer garden

We’ve been doing some very thorough garden planning the past couple weeks. The late freeze set us back a little in timing, but everything will get planted soon! 95 more words


What I've Learned Through Gardening

Finally another beautiful day to work in my gardens.  Today my sons helped me with some raking and it gave me  an opportunity to teach them some permaculture principles.   266 more words


The Enemy

My wife and I were at a language conference in L.A. and we were winding down at the bar.  We met a very personable lawyer who was in town representing Monsanto Chemical Company.  125 more words

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