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all things that grow

Around Geneva – Part 1

We have just finished the first half our our time in Geneva. Here are some highlights around the city: The annual Cafe Waiters race: Views of Jet d’Eau from all around the city: The flower clock (with a peek of … Continue reading

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Green Beans

We had a fantastic green bean crop this year.  Planted both yellow and green.

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Thanksgiving 09

These were our contributions to Thanksgiving at my Aunt and Uncle’s house in New York. Cranberry sauce, an apple pie and pumpkin pie made with pumpkins from our garden. I was responsible for the cranberry sauce.  Here is my trustee … Continue reading

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Sunflower Seed

A new sunflower seedling in our vegetable garden with the seed still on top. Update: Birds or Chipmunks kept eating my sunflower seedlings.  After several failed attempts I cut up toilet paper rolls to 3 inches in length and put … Continue reading

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Pick Your Own

These strawberries and sugar snap peas were the first pick your own fruits and veggies from our CSA Farm last weekend.

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Spanish Moss in Savannah

Here is a view of some Spanish Moss in Savannah that I took pointing toward the sky as we drove around in our rented convertible.  The moss jumps from tree to tree and creates a canopy overhead in many places.

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Mystery Weeds

At some point this summer some weeds showed up in our garden thanks to some seeds that never broke down in our compost/worm bin. We speculated for much of the summer and thought that they were melons, but it turns … Continue reading

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Organic Gardening Basics

A nation that destroys its soil destroys itself. -Franklin Delano Roosevelt Letter to all State Governors on a Uniform Soil Conservation Law (26 February 1937) We went to an organic gardening class at the Natick Community Organic Farm sponsored by … Continue reading

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Winter Farm Share

Winter Farm Share We joined a new CSA for the Winter and had our first pickup last weekend.  We were stunned by the amount of awesome quality vegetables that we received.  The Romanesco broccoli or broccoflower pictured below was by … Continue reading

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Backyard Beauties

On the show Chronicle last night I learned about Backyard Beauties, a year round local tomato option for New Englanders. They are located in Maine and they ship fully vine-ripened tomatoes the same day of harvest. Instead of being picked … Continue reading

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