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Garden Grazing ‘12: Winter Edition: Meyer Lemon… a lone survivor

Some years ago, I read an article on a famed British gardener, whose name I have long forgotten, and he said that growing vegetables and herbs were rather easy; growing fruit, however, was a slow burn. So… this is how … Continue reading

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Garden Grazing ‘11: Winter Edition: Kale… last vegetable standing

This winter, kale was the last vegetable standing in my vegetable garden… and with good reason. Kale, a cousin to collards and broccoli, is a very resilient type of cabbage. Cold weather does not intimidate kale and hot weather does … Continue reading

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Garden Grazing ‘11: Winter Edition: Broccoli

My winter garden this year got some nasty visits from Mother Nature… back-to-back cold snaps. The first snap destroyed the butternut squash, which had several small squashes on the vines. The second snap destroyed the tomato plants. The fourth and … Continue reading

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Garden Grazing: Summer Edition – Pt III

This week, the plan is to till and turn the soil in the garden in preparation of giving our fall seedlings a place to grow, flourish, and produce tasty vegetables for the entire fall season. It is busy, hands-on work; … Continue reading

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Garden Grazing: Summer Edition – Pt II

I had been plotting and planning on what to do with eggplant since we planted it earlier this spring. I wanted to make incredible eggplant parmesan… thin slices of eggplant, breaded, pan fried, topped with homemade marinara sauce, sprinkled with … Continue reading

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