Monthly Archives: November 2011

And more rabbits. . .

On Thanksgiving morning I was out in the vegetable garden (or what’s left of it) cutting rosemary for our turkey and thinking, gee, we’d better harvest all of that rosemary really soon (and, no, I still haven’t done that).  As … Continue reading

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Holiday weekend

It was a wonderful holiday weekend—lots of time spent with family and friends.  The Thanksgiving meal, of course, was fabulous.  I did remember to take a photograph of our beautiful potatoes—I used a mixture of the red, the red ones … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving for gardeners

A Prayer of Thanksgiving for Gardeners (by Max Coots ) Let us give thanks… For generous friends…with hearts as big as hubbards and smiles as bright as their blossoms; For feisty friends as tart as apples; For continuous friends, who, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

It will be a busy weekend, starting with some meal preparations tonight.  We are planning a smallish Thanksgiving tomorrow with my parents, our daughter and her friend, and our niece—a pretty small group for the 23-pound turkey that Trevor brought … Continue reading

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Beets back story

You may remember a recent post about the beets we grew in our vegetable garden this past summer.  It was a respectable crop—not awesome, but not bad.  In the past I’ve dedicated much more space to beets in my garden … Continue reading

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Back story

I wasn’t born with a love of gardening, nor did I discover it as a child.  My mom always grew tomatoes, lettuce, zucchini, and rhubarb, but I think it may have been more from economic necessity than from a love … Continue reading

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In Monday’s post I made reference to a big family gathering we had over the weekend. . . and yes, I’m going to tie this in to gardening (or at least to canning, which I feel is somewhat related).  The … Continue reading

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. . . and the answer

A huge thank you to all of you wonderful people who answered my question in Friday’s blog post about whether I should continue to blog over the winter (as there aren’t a lot of current gardening topics around here at … Continue reading

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To blog or not to blog. . .

. . . that is the question. I have immensely enjoyed writing this blog—in all honesty, when I started last spring I wondered if it would get to be a chore, or if I’d run out of things to say.  … Continue reading

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Cleanup quandary

To clean or not to clean. . . that’s always the question.  The house, the garden, the car. . . so many things to clean.    I always struggle with this in regard to garden cleanup in the fall—in fact, … Continue reading

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