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Capturing Spring

I thought I would be able to attend one of the many flower shows that heralds the spring growing season this year. I was looking forward to the magnificent displays of flowers and the lectures on different ideas in  cultivating…

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Honeybee

With spring arrival, we can expect our beloved honeybee leaving their winter abode to greet us wholeheartedly.  Just like Pooh Bear, I too love honey. But as a MG, I love the honeybee more for its role in pollination of…

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Fiddleheads

Fiddlehead, a little late for picking since it is unfurling Gone are the days when human society relies on hunting and gathering for food…but if you ever find yourself in Northern Maine where Ostrich Ferns grow among human civilization, on…

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A Penchant for Gold

We all know diamonds are a girl’s best friend but diamonds are out of reach for me. The next best thing is Gold, Yukon Gold Potato that is …  They are good for baking, stir frying, and just about anything….

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Another recipe for your root vegetables

I love the taste of fermented or pickled preserved vegetables. It is a staple side dish for most Asian cuisines that I grew up with. This recipe would be a great addition for the year of root vegetables. This recipe…

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Carrots (Daucus carota) for container gardening

I have never grown carrots but I am now. Most of what I am about to write is from research.  My focus is growing carrots in containers for those of us with limited space. But my fellow MG will be…

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Watercress

西洋菜 (Watercress) Watercress (Nasturtium Officinale) is a native plant of Europe and Asia. It was not popular here in the states in the distant past. But how I love watercress when I was younger growing up in Hong Kong. And…

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