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Purple and orange

Following the miserable heat and humidity of the weekend, Monday was a perfect day to work in the garden.  [Relatively] cool breezes, and bright sun made it easy to spend time pulling up weeds. Advertisements

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Garden in mid-summer

At the end of July, our garden’s results are mixed.  I was thrilled with our hollyhocks: this was the first year we got them to flower.  The flowers in general have done OK.  The vegetables, however, are much more of … Continue reading

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Blank slate

Top: strawberries are in the foreground.  The sage is over 16 years old and came with us from our old house.  Beets and chard are already planted.  Above:  This year we’re planting lacinato kale and Black from Tula and Amish … Continue reading

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