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Spinach, Asparagus, and Tick Season

Late spring days grow warmer, lilacs are in full bloom, and we’re finally harvesting fresh shoots and greens from the garden! We’ve also been finding ticks after days in the fields and forests.  I strongly feel that there are far … Continue reading

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Early Summer Garden Greens

Yes!  It’s finally that time of year when our family of four can eat as much lettuce as possible without making a dent in the supply growing in the garden.  Each day the heads grow larger, making it hard to see signs … Continue reading

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The April Garden

The dry start to April allowed us to get a nice swatch of garden tilled and ready to plant.  So in went the pea seeds!  We covered last fall’s late crop of spinach with layer of hay, and the survivors … Continue reading

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Backyard Gardening: First Harvest

This post is far overdue: we harvested the first delicious greens from the backyard garden months ago. In fact, the lettuce and arrugula we planted after clear-cutting the spinach is now ready to eat!  Summer has a way of running … Continue reading

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