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I got an e-mail from my friend Janet yesterday. She writes: “I got notification that my CSA will start June 12th. I am looking forward to it. They are already starting plants. I will look into the winter one at … Continue reading
This is the first of my 12 little seed potatoes to sprout. They weighed about one pound in total before planting. A farmer I know has 500 pounds of potatoes to plant. He clearly knows what he’s doing.
Ladies and gentlemen, it is my sad duty to inform you that the Boston Celtics lost in game 2 of the NBA’s Eastern Conference Semifinals series last night. This eliminates several interesting word plays using the words “green” and “greens.” … Continue reading
Old school, like me.
When I think about having a productive garden in spite of the weather, I think about the dirt (soil preparation), what’s going into it (drought tolerant plants), and what’s going on top of it (mulch). Although it seems drought-like today, … Continue reading
To grow your own food… or know a local farmer.
When I got home from work yesterday, I smelled garlic. Rich in sulphur, garlic gives off a pungent smell right about this time of year as it starts to rot. I looked in my garlic basket, squeezed the disintegrating cloves, … Continue reading
This is going to be a productive week. Palm Sunday is clearly visible on my horizon and I am going home to inspect the garden I share with Uncle Bob. Maybe O’Pa’s rhubarb is peaking through and maybe my garlic … Continue reading
I could tell you a long story today, but I’m just not sure you want to hear it. Maybe someday. Essentially, it’s a story about working RHEE-LEE hard at something, to the point of exhaustion. And this went on for … Continue reading