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Rock Garden: Before and After Photos

Hey guys, If you've been following me at all, you've already seen my post about the mixed flower and vegetable ...
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The Front Garden: Mixed Flowers and Veggies

Hey guys, As I mentioned in my previous post, I've been editing my photos from the past few months. The ...
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I’m Back! A New Start and a New Garden

Hi all, I haven't posted lately due to life stuff. Long story short, my engagement to my ex-fiance ended earlier ...
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The Garden Plot: Summer 2018 Update

Hey fellow gardeners, foodies, and nature lovers! How's your summer going so far? The weather has been brutal here. If ...
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Update on the Backyard and Front Garden

So I've been working on the back yard and the front garden for the past few years. When I first ...
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Grocery Store Plants: A Date With Dragonfruit WITH UPDATE 2017

I couldn't resist the corny title. I have a date plant and several tiny dragonfruit cacti growing on the windowsill ...
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Spring 2017: Garlic, eggplants, raspberries and grapes in the garden plot

It seemed like winter would never end — especially when we got snow in May — but the warm weather is ...
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The 2016 Garden Plot Harvest

Somehow I never got around to posting photos of the harvest this year, so I'll post them all now as ...
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CSA Box Weeks # 7 & 8

The CSA share season is over now. We got tons of veggies for week 7 and week 8, including a ...
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CSA Box Week #6: Roasted Squash and Smoky Maple Green Beans

So this week has been fairly uneventful. The CSA Box has the usual items. I kept things simple. I steamed ...
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CSA Box Week #5: Roasting Tomatoes and Harvesting the Garden Plot

Normally when I pick up the CSA box, I stop by the garden plot on the way home. This week ...
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CSA Box Week #4: Hooray, a butternut squash!

Just when the weekly CSA produce was starting to feel monotonous, we got something different: It's a butternut squash!! Okay, ...
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CSA Box Week #3: Too many eggs!!

So for week number three, I turned to some old-school recipes for help. I'm not used to cooking with the ...
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CSA Box Week 2: What to do with beans and cabbage?

These CSA boxes remind me of Chopped, a cooking show where chefs are given mystery baskets with random ingredients, which ...
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2016 Garden Plot Review, Surprise Plants, Butternut Squashes and a Ripening Pumpkin

I can't believe it's September already! This gardening season is passing by quickly. Despite the challenges that I faced this ...
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CSA Box: Week 1

As part of my effort to support local farmers and to eat seasonal food more often, I've signed up for ...
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Loads of Eggplants, a Teensy Watermelon, and a Monarch Butterfly in the Garden

I have a new plot at a different community garden. I'm thankful that I managed to get a spot for ...
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Update: Sweet Granadilla Plant

I've been growing a sweet granadilla plant for a year now. It stayed in seedling stage for quite some time. Now, ...
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Just for fun: macaroni and cheese tacos

Normally I try to eat healthy, but last night I said screw that. I had a craving for both KD ...
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Farewell garden plot, hello new garden, and hello sprouted mango pit!

Hello all, I have news to share! I've moved out of my downtown apartment and into a house in a ...
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