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Lettuce as big as your head

We’ve been harvesting some monstrous heads of lettuce this week. Here are a few of our CSA folks with their share.

Urban Farming

Spring Garden Beginnings

After an extremely mild (and very welcome) winter, spring is officially here.  One of the “early birds” that gets planted is peas.  Peas are grown vertically.   491 more words

News & Essays

Micro Greens

Do you have the “itch” to get out in your garden but obviously can’t because it is still winter where you live? I know I do as my part of the country has a winter storm warning. 605 more words

Garden And Canning

Growing Up!

It’s the time of year for planning and dreaming, rather than working in the garden.  As I sketch and mentally “plant,” trying to visualize how the beds will look next season, the need for some vertical interest is apparent.  639 more words


The catalogs arrive!

Happily while I was traveling, the mailbox was filling with plant and seed catalogs, just in time for the first snow so I didn’t have to feel guilty about spending hours drooling over the photographs and beginning my lists.  1,254 more words


Bumper Crop

Bumper Crop is my attempt to celebrate the intersection of the garden and the kitchen — an intersection at which many of us love to linger, I think.  448 more words