Category Archives: Gardening

End-of-Summer Supper

There isn’t much left in the garden.  Some carrots and tomatoes, and of course the ever-abundant Swiss chard. But what’s left is still delicious.   Last night we had fresh steamed carrots, super-ripe Roma tomatoes with balsamic vinegar, some wild rice, and … Continue reading

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There were a few more tomatoes ready in the garden today… just a few. 🙂  Here they are washed and air-drying. Then they’ll get spread out on cookie sheets, flash-frozen, and bagged until there’s time to make spaghetti sauce.  These … Continue reading

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Zucchini Season

There’s only one thing better than unintentionally growing the world’s largest zucchini in your garden. (And yes, that shiny speck in the bottom right corner is a dime, to give you an idea just how large this monster really is.) … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Moth

I was chatting with my neighbor friend in the driveway this evening when we heard a buzzing noise like the sound of hummingbird wings.  As it turned out, it was one of these: a hummingbird moth.   What an amazing critter!  … Continue reading

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