Category Archives: Sustainable Gardening

Natural Magic

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Finding magic is a garden gift In Search Of Gratitude This morning, the sky is grey, the air is full of gentle, misty drizzle and I am grateful. As I walked around town doing errands, I overheard people grousing about … Continue reading

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Bindweed For Berry Preserving

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Peaches and nectarines are fabulous flavor bombs right now Fresh Fruit Season Is Sumptuous This week, the markets are full of fresh, local fruit, including flats of beautiful Tayberries that work beautifully in salads or smoothies. Long and plump, these … Continue reading

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Tomato Time At Last

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Midnight Snack tomatoes have little secrete stars The First Tomato Is Just So Delicious After the cold, windy spring, summer got off to a very slow start. In fact, there were a number of false starts before actually summery weather … Continue reading

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Happy May Day!

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Paper, scissors, and nimble fingers (or get a grandkid to help!) Making May Baskets As a girl growing up in New England, I loved the tradition of making May baskets for neighbors. We kids would make little baskets, from cones … Continue reading

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