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They take us for fools

I am by Canadian standards low-income. I try to live simply here on my secluded, rural property on a modest pension income, supplemented by a relatively small amount of money from self-employment. 1,030 more words

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An Interview at the famed Ballymaloe Cookery School, Cork, Ireland

The end of August I visited for the first time, the Emerald Isle, otherwise known as Ireland. Green and lush, I was impressed with the cornucopian bounty of the markets, the freshness of the local and seasonal seafood and products, not to mention the superb rich dairy, from the splendid triple creams to spectacular cheeses, cheddars of course. 91 more words


How to create a seamless sequence of spring flower colour

One of the biggest challenges gardeners face is to try to create a natural sequence of flower colour.

The idea is that when one bloom starts to fade another flower rises to take its place. 1,178 more words


Closer look at three of our collections

Most people fall in love with viridiflora tulips when they start looking for something a little more unusual and punky to grow in their garden for spring. 961 more words


North Carolina: Barbecue Capital!

Walking into the 53 year old family run Lexington Barbecue, I’m transferred back to a bygone retro era of Formica-topped tables and wood paneled walls plastered with a plethora of barbecue awards and memorabilia. 1,868 more words