Gardening

Daffodils are perfect for me.

April 15, 2014
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. We’ve established before that I am very not awesome at gardening, but despite that fact, our daffodils manage to be beautiful each year.  (Mostly because they require no attention. ) And voles don’t eat them, which is the main survival requirement for […]

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For next year

December 11, 2013
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On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a photo and just a few words. Except for when I get my days mixed up. Then I do this on a Wednesday because I posted a regular post on Tuesday. I’m no great gardener, but I can manage to grow hardy things (that voles won’t eat). Like marigolds. […]

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Green Things (and winners!)

April 19, 2013

Winners! First, congrats to Stacy D., commenter #3, and winner of the Shabby Apple $50 giveaway. It’s funny…just recently I was thinking about how random.org doesn’t often seem to pick low-numbered entries, and then it goes and proves me wrong by choosing commenter #3! By the way, it was fun to read your comments on […]

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This is Bob (and not the lizard sort of Bob.)

January 17, 2013

Not everyone names their celery plants, but my girls do. He lives in the girls’ room most of the time, since theirs has the most sun, but on cloudy days, we sometimes give him a bit of flourescent light. Our last attempt at celery growing went downhill once we put the plant in dirt instead […]

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Spinach, Smoothies, and Survivors

May 26, 2012

Spinach The nice thing about spinach from my yard is that I’m very sure it’s organic. Smoothies They’re just the greatest when the weather is warm, don’t you think? In this one: homemade yogurt, frozen mango, frozen raspberries, and frozen strawberries. Glass straw details here. Survivors This pot used to be full of basil seedlings. […]

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1. Do Something With The Sweet Potatoes

May 5, 2012

Pretty sure that’s how my to-do list needs to start. These need to either be cooked or planted because soon, those shoots are going to be so tall, I won’t be able to shut my drawer properly. Did you know there are other instances where you can plant food that might otherwise go to waste? […]

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