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Avocado ~ Now a single stem, 10/08

Tuesday, 10/06, I removed the second stem. Now, there is one. I see it is growing. A bit more growth and I will prune it so that limbs will grow. So far, so good…


Salad Spinner

We had our first salad from the new, spring-planted lettuces yesterday—a carnival of colours and flavours!

It got me thinking about salad, and the preparation of salad. 258 more words

365 Days Of Food

last hurrah...

a few rose buds remain, a few more warm days will bring them along…



Beside our front door is a simple garden stake, twice embellished with the word LOVE. 

When our rhododendron covers itself with spring blossoms, LOVE is an intricate work of art, like tiny panels of stained glass, reminding me that love is beautiful in every language. 41 more words


The PDQ Garden

In my garden I would first plant five rows of peas:




Politeness, and


Next to them I would plant three rows of squash: 63 more words


Time to Smell the Roses

I recently set up a stall at a community event which aimed to educate people on waste. My little table showcased all the things that I do at home that help reduce waste; it covered grocery shopping, cloth nappies, DIY cleaning products, waste-less essentials, rubbish free lunchboxes, composting and gardening. 473 more words