Author Archives: Ann Lovejoy

Pre-Season Tomatoes For Best Flavor

Fabulous tomatoes are a little sweet and a little salty Build Brix With Compost, Then Add Sea Salt Given that the Maritime Northwest is not exactly prime tomato territory, it’s not super surprising that I’m often asked for tips on … Continue reading

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Why Not Eat The Weeds?

Add a little bitter cress to your next salad Native Nibbles And Winsome Weeds As every gardener knows, weeds are always with us. When we prep and plant beds, whether for ornamentals or edibles or both, removing weeds is almost … Continue reading

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Celebrating With Flowers

May Day is on the way, are you ready? Nurturing Neighborliness on May Day This week has been rainy and cool and I’ve been eagerly eyeing local flowers; will they last another few days? A strong of warm, dry days … Continue reading

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Edible or Ornamental? Why Not Both!

Common oregano is uncommonly handsome Oreganos For Kitchen And Garden This past week, I’ve been working on designs for three very different gardens, two public and one private. The private one is my own, and the simplest; a modest P-Patch, … Continue reading

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