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Garden update #5

The carrots are finished. We’ve been pulling them out at random to just snack on while outside or whatever, but I pulled the rest of them out last week. 362 more words

In a Pot on Monday - Unexpected Bloom

There is no vase from me today as everything is rather soggy and I have been distracted by a surprise find in the greenhouse this week.  142 more words


Garden project – August 2015 update

Aug 2

Our weather continues to disappoint, with rain, cloud and below-average temperatures doing nothing to encourage our plants to develop in the open. However, the summer squash plants in our polytunnel are ripening nicely, so we harvested one white scallop and one little gem to find out what they tasted like. 1,242 more words


late summer icons

Nothing says late summer in the mountains of NC like baskets of peaches, watermelon, the first apples, and goldenrod.

I have canned some peaches, and will likely can one more batch.  230 more words



It’s the last day of August and a bank holiday weekend, so of course it’s been raining all day. I’ve watched a lot of old X-Files episodes this weekend, and have successfully turned the heel on my soft-as-can-be socks. 59 more words


You're Killing Me Smalls!

First day at the new school and I’m already hopping mad! I come to this place to follow my passion and geek out with plants (you would have never guessed that of me right?!) my hope is a bachelors of horticulture and a masters of sustainability (and eventually I’ll be able to spell both of those without needing my phone to correct me!) this school does science! 160 more words