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Delicious transformations

Yesterday’s abundant harvest of tomatoes from our garden was transformed this afternoon into a cold Moroccan Tomato Soup as well as a version of Ratatouille. The recipe for the cold soup is below. I used three kinds of organic eggplant, … Continue reading

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Absolutely splendid

I spent a solid 8 hours in the garden today (only a ten minute break for some peanut butter) clearing the detritus from last year and planting 5 kinds of tomatoes, 3 kinds of peppers, melons, squash, 2 kinds of … Continue reading

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The seasoning of seasons

These tomatoes were all rescued from before the frost. These last tomatoes—Black Krim, Cherokee Purple, Black Cherries, San Marzano, Green Zebra, Sun Sugar, and Mortgage Lifter— in our well-seasoned cast-iron skillet, have embraced some eggplant, onion, garlic, green pepper, and … Continue reading

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Just bury the half-eaten tomato

It happens every year. The squirrels start to eat the tomatoes before they have ripened. I’m really OK about animals sharing our garden harvest as long as they don’t wipe it out. Last year the rabbits ate every last shred of arugula and … Continue reading

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Something about nurturing life forces

Preoccupied and out of town for most of the last two weeks, I was amazed to see how full the garden had become. After school today I met JB at the garden store and we bought lots of plants for … Continue reading

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Getting our hands dirty

Grades and narratives are done (alright there are two more I need to review before I submit them, but basically I am through). I can now focus on the garden which is sorely in need of some attention. We planted … Continue reading

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