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How to cook with pumpkins

1 Nov 2019 Even though it is now November 1, it is still pumpkin season. And by pumpkin, I mean any winter squash. It breaks my heart to see all of those heirloom pumpkins at the grocery store used merely … Continue reading

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Progress in the Garden Box of Endless Fascination

Time marches on, and my little garden in an elevated box is growing. The basil in the left hand front corner is growing like crazy, and it is time to make another pesto, I see. In my last post, I … Continue reading

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Naming my new garden box

I like to name my gardens. Next to the driveway, I have a bed that I call the Garden of Perpetual Responsibility, where I grow artichokes and weeds. LOTS of weeds. There is a never-ending parade of weeds. But there … Continue reading

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Views from the front (yard) on Memorial Day Weekend

I have a new raised bed in the yard that I’m calling the Pumpkin Patch. I planted some Rouge Vif d’Etampes and Queensland Blue pumpkins that I hope will make pumpkins for my three little granddaughters for Halloween this fall. Continue reading

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Gargantua the giant beet

I entered the Orange County Fair and won a second place in the giant beet category and third in onions. Continue reading

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Pumpkins aren’t just for Halloween

Heirloom pumpkins offer a smorgasborg of shapes, colors, surfaces and tastes. Organic pumpkins are too good to just toss after Halloween. Continue reading

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