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A Most Delicious Salad

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Last weekend while tucked away in the mountains for a quick getaway with friends, I had one of the better salads I’ve ever eaten.  Maybe this is because it was one of the most beautiful salads I’ve ever seen or maybe it was because the ingredients were mostly home grown.  Below is a photo, with […]

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The Magic of Lupines

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<A HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fediblyardw-20%2F8005%2F526587c8-58f5-4652-add8-ca3dbb630106&Operation=NoScript” mce_HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fediblyardw-20%2F8005%2F526587c8-58f5-4652-add8-ca3dbb630106&Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</A> I have taken a recent renewed interest in lupines because I discovered that they are nitrogen fixers, but I have loved them ever since I read Miss Rumphius as a child. (For those that haven’t read this children’s classic, Miss Rumphius spreads beauty around the world by planting lupines).  After reading […]

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Bounty Farm Demo Garden Update

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I thought I would post a slideshow with an update of the Bounty Farm plot. Now seems like a good time, as I just harvested my first veggies from the plot – some radishes and mustard greens. There are still areas of the garden that have yet to be planted and decisions to be made […]

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Jasmine Tea

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I discovered Jasmine Tea last year and went crazy for it. Unfortunately, it’s extremely expensive in loose-leaf form, so I rarely buy it. However, I just happen to be growing some in my own front yard along the fence, so this season, I am harvesting it and will make the tea myself. There is so […]

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Late Winter Gardening

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I’m starting to look at seeds to sprout for Spring. It’s fun to see what I bought last Fall at the Seed Bank to branch out and try some new things.  This season I’m going to try some golden beets, red and white carrots, amaranth, kolrabi, lovage, and later towards the summer, some heirloom purple […]

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