Tag Archives: starting seeds

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

I got a letter for Aunt Tomato the other day.  It was one of my “fans” asking me if I had started my tomatoes this year.  Oh, and by the way, why wasn’t I writing much about gardening in general? … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Valencia Tomatoes

A haunting novel, Rebecca, by Daphne du Maurier, begins with the following line: “Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” A few months ago, I declared Wednesdays as “Tiny Steps Gardening Days” and committed to write about growing … Continue reading

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Someone Was Chasing Me Last Night

Tuesday evening, I spent some time sorting saved marigold seeds.  I had a jar full of dried “dead heads” and it was time to pull out the seeds.  A few New England garden writers have suggested “it’s seed starting time” … Continue reading

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