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Bonsai vegetable garden behind the kitchen faucet

Micro-greens for spring salads growing in my bonsai vegetable garden behind the kitchen faucet– (clockwise from center front) celery, carrots, cabbage, bok choy, and more carrots.

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Micro-forest behind the faucet

Whenever we have some kind of root stalk of a vegetable left— like carrot, cabbage, celery (shown above)—I put the root end on a dish and splash it with water. What emerges are awesome micro-greens without any soil at all. … Continue reading

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Seeds planted!

The heating pads unburied from the depths of the garage. Seeds purchased and seeds collected. Tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, cucumbers, squashes, kale, arugula, and fava beans all planted. Let the spring begin!

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Politics in the garden too

Worked in the garden the whole day. It makes time slow d-o-w-n. Moving from one task to the next. Planting, weeding, trimming, watering, dead-heading, transplanting, fertilizing (organic, of course). I even cut the front lawn. Still much to do. Endless adjustments … Continue reading

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Today’s Bounty…

Today’s bounty: Jaune Flamme tomatoes, yellow cherry tomatoes, green Black Krim tomato, Ichiban eggplant, Little Leaf cucumber, Chinese cucumber, marjoram, thyme, stevia (I tasted one of the leaves and it tasted like a piece of candy!), patchouli (I am going … 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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The February Garden

I’m sure it’s because of the snow, and the lack of sun, and the cold and, of course, because it’s February, the shortest, but, in fact, the “longest” month (despite what T.S. Eliot says about April) that my energy begins … Continue reading

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