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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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Honey, Bee Cool

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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> As someone susceptible to heat stroke, I’m always looking for ways to stay cool on hot days.  Here are a few strategies that I’ve read about recently in Heinerman’s Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs. On hot days, bees keep a drop or two of nectar honey in the folds of […]

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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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