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  • Today Post::impression of the woods
    on Nov 9, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> The woods look like a Monet painting now. This photo is from last Sunday. Skippy and I followed an old stone wall instead of the path so I would see all the leav...
  • Today Post::harvest
    on Nov 9, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> These are the vegetables I harvested on Sunday. Four big hairy celeriac roots (below is before I trimmed the them), a couple potatoes, a couple red cabbage. Also...
  • Today Post::Blazing Red Berries and Fuchsia Pink Fireworks.
    on Nov 9, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> When we think of Autumn in the garden we think foliage, we think evergreen and we think berries.  This plant has all of this and much, much more. Often o...
  • Today Post::New post
    on Nov 9, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> I added a copyright notice to my posts. At least its clear now that they are my posts: Pirate Blog.
  • Today Post::skippy in the garden
    on Nov 9, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head-->...
  • Today Post::New post
    on Nov 9, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> Giant acorns, bromeliads and dodgy mayors <!--[if !supportEmptyParas]--> <!--[endif]--> Another conference in Mexico, or perhaps I should say 'congress...
  • Today Post::photos of my garden plot
    on Nov 9, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> escarole and winter radish kale, fava beans, Boston lettuce, red romaine and spinach asparagus, red cabbage and parsnips savoy cabbage and mixed fall greens My rai...
  • Today Post::beets and squash for dinner
    on Nov 9, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> I started with the first recipe contributed on my beet post: borscht. Never having made borscht before, I was surprised by the combination beets, celery, garlic,...
  • Today Post::spreading compost and other winter preparations
    on Nov 9, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> A beautiful warm fall day for garden work. We were out cleaning up the yard and gardens - getting ready for winter. My main project was COMPOST. My old wood comp...
  • Today Post::Where the plains meet the mountains
    on Oct 31, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> An end to some extensive travelling in the US in Colorado, visiting Lauren Springer and Scott Ogden, consummate plantspeople both, with an immensely richly planted...
  • Today Post::Breaking news: The invasion
    on Oct 31, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> Okay, so maybe I’m being just a little bit over dramatic but I rarely get the opportunity. When I got to the office today I found this little creature, beau...
  • Today Post::My Australian Adventure: The Final Installment
    on Oct 31, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> Yes, you can breathe a sigh of relief as this is the final post in my Australian series.  It’s been great to blog about some of the sights I have seen and...
  • Today Post::garden surprise - a saffron crocus blossom
    on Oct 31, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> What a surprise in the back garden today! A stunning saffron crocus. I planted a few of these fall blooming bulbs many years ago and they never fail to startle m...
  • Today Post::the search for the prettiest leaf
    on Oct 31, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head-->...
  • Today Post::bright fall cosmos
    on Oct 31, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> It seems that cosmos are the latest spots of color in the garden this year. My marigolds and zinnias are long gone. These cosmos are at the Cambridge community ga...
  • Today Post::rows of fall crops
    on Oct 31, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> When Skippy and I visited Waltham Fields, we walked through the CSA fields as well as the community plots and experimental station. These are photos of the CSA...
  • Today Post::botany of desire - on PBS yesterday
    on Oct 31, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> I set the time and date on my calendar. And it was a great show. I read the book “Botany of Desire” by Michael Pollan, a while ago. A very good read. And the s...
  • Today Post::goggle satellite map of Belmont Victory Gardens
    on Oct 26, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> This is an aerial snap shot of our community gardens that I came across today. Looks like late in the day on about April 18, 2007. The resolution is amazing! I ca...
  • Today Post::vegetable gardening books to read
    on Oct 26, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> I have a big pile of edible gardening books that Timber Press sent me. I am looking forward to sitting back and reading all of these. Nothing like a good gardenin...
  • Today Post::please tell me your beet recipes
    on Oct 26, 2009
    <!-- This must be in the body, because some webmail GUIs ignore the head--> I have 12 pounds of beets to eat! Do you have any great recipes? Please add them or a link below. I usually bake beets in foil at 400*F for 40 min or so - until th...
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