Monthly Archives: April 2017

Leeks

Only a mad gardener such as I would be inspired by this photo. But you WAIT! Just you wait. ;] Advertisements

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Back to asparagus….

I prefer buying year-old crowns, rather than growing from seed (which takes more patience than I have). The second year after planting, you can start harvesting spears for two to three weeks, and six weeks the following year. This allows … Continue reading

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Titles

For what it’s worth, it’s not the Bill Gates Foundation. It’s the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He’s a good man, and I don’t say that often.

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Asparagus (now it begins….)

If you’ve never tasted asparagus fresh from your garden or farmers’ market, then you haven’t tasted real asparagus. It has a flavor unlike anything in the store. An asparagus patch will last for 20 years or more, and now – … Continue reading

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April showers

…bring April showers.

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Lettuce seedlings

I grow many varieties of lettuce and other greens, some started in flats such as this, under grow-lights in the cellar, and others direct-seeded in the garden. Each variety is chosen for its appearance, color, flavor (especially) and tolerance to … Continue reading

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radishes

If it’s time to grow peas, it’s also time for radishes. These sweet-tangy ladies are so incredibly tasty when grown in your garden, and healthful as well. I use them as a snack during the day (doing take-out from the … Continue reading

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