Category Archives: Sustainable Gardening

When Fairy Tales Come To Life

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Magic mushrooms have a long history in human lore Mushrooms Of Magic and Mystery This has been a banner year for mushrooms around here, as the unusually warm fall and abundant autumn rains made for perfect growing conditions. Ever since … Continue reading

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Hopeful Holidays

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Free spirited fun cheerfully ignores the template Cultivating Creativity My dear grandchildren have been with me quite a lot lately and I’ve been delighting in noticing how they are changing as they begin to grow up. Quite literally, as they … Continue reading

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Hope Blooms In Unexpected Places

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Blooming on despite freezing weather Of Sweet Peas and Smooth Stones This year I planted a late batch of sweet peas, not expecting much as they rarely thrive all summer. To my surprise, they rose up in a huge mass … Continue reading

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The Various Virtues of Potatoes

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A plethora of potatoes is a wonderful thing Soil Building & Seasonal Satisfaction A kind farmer friend recently gifted us with a glorious bag of potatoes, combining German Butterballs with red skinned and purple varieties. All are delicious in their … Continue reading

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