Category Archives: Garden

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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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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Chard: do you eat the stalks?

My chard (also known as swiss chard and silverbeet) is growing great right now So, I am happily picking chard and adding into most of our meals in one way or another. Last night as I was chopping the chard … Continue reading

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Happy Gardener

Yesterday was the first day I harvested something from our garden this season. Head over to Not Dabbling in Normal to see what it was… Sincerely, Emily

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It’s chamomile/camomile harvesting time (Matricaria recutita)

My German chamomile (Matricaria recutita) has been growing very well this year. I had a few plants come up form last years seeds and I planted a few more to increase my harvest. Head over to Not Dabbling in Normal … Continue reading

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