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Harvest Monday Tuesday - March 30 31, 2015

Whoops. I was so busy cleaning the balcony yesterday that I forgot about Harvest Monday.

Continuing in the same vein as before, with arugula:

And kale: 78 more words


Eating Out

The classic, Parisian bistro chair is adapted to fitting onto the smallest of balconies.  We have two of these chairs with a collapsible table bought at a local flea market.   102 more words

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Wishful Thinking

Before the move to Paris, trying to imagine living without a garden, I searched for images of Parisian balconies and stumbled on Un Jardin sur un Balcon. 214 more words

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Beyond the Window Box

The fifth floor flat was a short term let, so in March 2014 we moved on.  Our new, long-term let, had two distinct advantages: a green view from the sunny living room and a tiny, balcony garden, albeit on the shady side of the building.   203 more words

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Balcony garden dreams

We’ve lived in our little apartment for 2½ years now – three years this summer. When we first moved in, I was determined that our south-facing balcony would be a small oasis; that we would sit there on balmy summer nights, enjoying the sunset and drinking rosé, enveloped in the sweet fragrances from all the flowers I was going to plant. 940 more words

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Harvest Monday - March 23, 2015

Some more greens…

Some arugula for a salad.

And some red kale that went into a stir-fry.

I guess that’ll be a theme for a while now… nothing but greens… maybe some radishes in a few weeks…


A tour of the winter's carnage

We made a bit of a start at some damage control last week, but here’s a walk through what we’ve got to work with.

The view from the inside… 499 more words