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March Give-Away Raffle!

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March Give-Away Raffle!

March’s give-away is this beautiful book all about making and baking with sourdough, The Art of Baking with Natural Yeast.

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Coffee Cup Herb Garden

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Coffee Cup Herb Garden

Tame your overflowing coffee cup collection by turning it into an indoor herb garden.
Brighten up gray winter days by planting an indoor herb garden now.
Repurpose old, chipped or oversized mugs – turn them into a quick and easy indoor garden.

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Best Gifts for Gardeners and Plant Lovers

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Best Gifts for Gardeners and Plant Lovers

Find the perfect gift for the plant lovers on your list, without busting your budget.
Get your favorite gardener a magazine subscription or a new planner.
Growing kits and live plants are great gifts for gardeners, houseplant enthusiasts, and kids too!

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Peach Recipes

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on September 5, 2018 0 Comments
Peach Recipes

Turn your luscious peaches into year-long treats with these peach recipes. Jam and Other Soft Spreads Honey Peach Apricot Jam Spiced Peach Butter Homemade Peach Butter Peachy Plum Preserves Peach Butter Old Fashioned Peach Preserves Sunshine Fruit Butter Pickled, Canned, Candied, etc. Macerated Dried Peaches How to Make Candied Peach Bits How to Freeze Peaches […]

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Make Your Own Tea Mixes

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Make Your Own Tea Mixes

Homemade tea blends make wonderful gifts for the tea lovers on your list. As a New England native, I grew up drinking tea. There was tea in the morning. Tea during dinner. Tea in the afternoon. Tea and toast before bed. There wasn’t much a good cup of tea couldn’t solve. There still isn’t. Although […]

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What to do with Large, Ripe Cucumbers

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on November 4, 2015 2 Comments
What to do with Large, Ripe Cucumbers

Do you still have large, ripe cucumbers lurking in your garden? Don’t throw them away, make pickles. We had a beautiful October here in the Mid-Columbia, but the time has come to clean out the garden. Sadly. I have been concentrating on the late tomato harvest, but that is over. Now it’s on to green […]

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Pumpkin Garden Fails

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on September 17, 2015 0 Comments
Pumpkin Garden Fails

Poor Cinderella. She wouldn’t get to the Ball in a coach made from this pumpkin! Now that the 100 degree days have gone, the pumpkins finally decided to start growing. Just in time for the plants to die. Sigh. I have had a garden for many years, yet I still have annual challenges. This Cinderella […]

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Purple English Pea Plants

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on May 19, 2015 0 Comments
Purple English Pea Plants

My grand-daughter requested purple podded peas this year. Not sure how the peas will be, but the blossoms are beautiful!

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6 Lessons From the Garden – 2104 Edition

Filed in Grow Your Own Food by on November 17, 2014 0 Comments
6 Lessons From the Garden – 2104 Edition

Do you sometimes feel like your garden is toying with you? Me too. Here’s what I learned this year. 1. Sick plants make for a sick garden; or – don’t buy sick plants from the grocery store. Last spring I felt quite lucky to stumble upon some cheap cheap cheap tomato seedlings at the grocery […]

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Late Garden Harvest

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Late Garden Harvest

I am finally admitting that summer is over and have cleaned out the garden. This late season harvest yielded butternut and fairy squashes, tiny cherry tomatoes, purple carrots, and over-ripe cucumbers that will be turned into a family favorite pickle. What goodies did your late season garden provide?  

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