Category Archives: Gardening

Gardening

How did you get started planting a garden? There seems to be so much to know. A: Start in spring. Buy what’s in bloom and what you love. Think about where you are; for example, are deer an issue? If so, … Continue reading

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Nature

“Every year, back comes Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants. – Dorothy Parker Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on … Continue reading

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What the Hell are Pea Shoots

I have seen pea shoots before, but always as garnish. Pea shoots come from the pea plant, usually the snow or sugar snap pea varieties. They are harvested as young 2-to-6-inch shoots, including two to four leaf pairs and the immature tendrils. They … Continue reading

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Sowing a Future

Midway through 2020, I started planting seeds in my backyard. My daughter said, “You’ve wanted to do this for years. Do you like it?” “Yes,” I said. “I love it.” At the time, I didn’t realize I was growing more … Continue reading

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Beautiful Produce

I go to the local famers market and nerd out looking at beautiful produce. I especially love it when a new season takes over and beautiful blossoming sugar snap peas, tender asparagus and ramps replace winter root vegetables, or when … Continue reading

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