Category: Gardening

Thoughts and tips on keeping a small home garden

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Dilly Beloved

The days are getting shorter, and definitely cooler.  This is the time of year where I start deciding how to preserve my garden produce before it gets killed by the frost.  I have had to cover my tomatoes a few...

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Rhubarb, Rhubarb, Rhubarb!

When I was a kid, I remember eating rhubarb pulled right from the garden, and dipped into a bowl of sugar. We were talking about that recently, so I tried it again, and……yuck! Way too sour! What happened? I think...

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My Love Affair with Basil

To me, nothing says “summer” more than the scent of fresh basil.  I can’t resist running my hand over my plants, or rubbing a leaf between my fingers to scent the air with it’s delicious spicy scent.   Unfortunately,  basil isn’t...

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Herb Garden

I love spring and summer when I can get outside and play in my garden.   The grass greens up, and the trees get their leaves, and the first flowers poke their heads up. Of course, we are almost at the...