Monthly Archives: July 2014

Fermented pickles

I can ferment sauerkraut with my eyes closed, but I have had a hard time with fermented pickles in the past (didn’t turn out well) … I just keep trying. Instead of using whole pickling cucumbers I decided to try … Continue reading

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Sunday Photos: Fresh onions

We have a few neighbors and friends that like to garden. One of them brought us some fresh onions the other day. They were beautiful. A wonderful treat. What treat are you enjoying from your garden or local farmer’s market? … Continue reading

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Quail Egg Omelet

On Sunday I posted a photo of the quail eggs that I brought home from a recent barter. They are so tiny and so beautiful. Each quail has its own distinct patter on the eggs that she lays – like … Continue reading

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Sunday Photos: Quail eggs

Quail Eggs… so tiny…. so beautiful Quail egg omelet coming right up! Sincerely, Emily  

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Wren Nest

The wrens are at it again. Such persistent nesters. Motivated. Creative. Some of you might remember a few wren posts that I did a while back. You can read about there here and here. I don’t know that I can … Continue reading

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Magnolia bloom

Enjoyed watching this happy bee collect pollen on the beautiful magnolia blooming in our backyard. So happy to see bees in the back yard. So happy to see his back legs covered in pollen. Sincerely, Emily

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Shade for the garden

I mentioned in my last post (about the chard stalks) that I have worked to shade parts of the vegetable garden this summer.  Creating shade for the garden has been on that endless list of mine for the past 2-3 … Continue reading

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