Monthly Archives: August 2016

Smoking Fruits And Vegetables

When Smoking Is A Good Thing This weekend, my band, Time & Tide, played at the Bainbridge Island Farmer’s Market. As usual, we had a grand old time, and as usual, we brought home fresh produce, but this time, I … Continue reading

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High Summer Huckleberry Heaven

Native Fruit Makes Good (Pies) Summertime, and the eating is…fabulous, especially now that the huckleberries are ripening. Indeed, f you want, you can skip all the chatter and cut straight to the recipes below, which I promise you will not … Continue reading

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Home Grown Figs Inside Or Out

A Fabulous Fig Feast The high summer heat of August brings many garden treasures to fruition, from tomatoes, tomatillos, and peppers to peaches, persimmons, and plums. Amongst all this bounty, the first ripe figs stand out for their luscious, juicy … Continue reading

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Summer Time Tricks For Treating Moss

Safe & Easy Ways To Get Moss Gone I like moss. When I first came to the Seattle area, I was delighted to see plush carpets of emerald mosses spreading under big, shady trees. My early taste in garden design … Continue reading

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