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Late-Planted Hardneck Garlic

Cloves of garlic going in plate-down, pointed top up It’s a little late for garlic, planting-wise, but I’m looking at the garden and thinking I may still have a little time to shove in a few more cloves before we…

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Indomitable Zucchini

Gadzukes plant still producing as of 14 October I can’t believe it’s mid-October and I’m still picking zucchini, especially considering the fact that the plants look pretty much like they’ve been run over several times by a small truck. I…

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Last of the Summer Beans

French and Italian bean beds in August I’m only slightly late with this post, especially since now that the evenings are cooler, I’m looking at a yellowed bunch of bean plants. But since I see that beans are still on…

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Iron Chef Eastern Shore

A few of the Green Team in Grandmom’s kitchen I didn’t know what Iron Chef was when Suzanne Etgen invited me to be part of an Iron Chef competition she was organizing. But, as our son, Matt always says: When…

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Tomatoes

In conjunction with this Saturday’s Grow It Eat It Garden Event and the tomato tasting, here’s something you can do with some of the tomatoes once they’re harvested. Brought in from the rather slow garden some Siberian tomatoes yesterday. I…

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Purple Podded Peas on Plates

Purple podded pea vines and blooms It’s been a while since I managed to download photos, especially food photos since I have to remind myself to take them in the first place. Unfortunately, once I cook, I’m so focused on…

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Early Tomatoes

  Anemic-looking tomato plants in greenhouse I wouldn’t have done it without some kind of protection, but last weekend, I started planting tomatoes in the garden. I’m three weeks late – at least by my own gardening calendar.  Here on…

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