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Harvest Monday – Mojito Style

Harvest Monday – Mojito Style

I must note, because I know I have forgotten every week prior, that you can find much more Harvest Monday excitement at Daphne’s Dandelions! The harvests have slowed down, which is rather sad considering they never really ramped up. After some discussion, a cold frame is to be built so that early greens can be …

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free???

I am on an email list for my neighborhood. People post about events, crime, block clubs, house sales, and many other normal neighborhood discussions. Yesterday there was a very interesting email. A woman was given plants and had extra tomatoes and peppers. She said she put them on her front steps, and anyone who wanted …

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Wordless Wednesday – the midnight edition

Wordless Wednesday – the midnight edition [ read more... ]

Almost berries

Almost berries [ read more... ]

A rather home grown breakfast

A rather home grown breakfast

To the above I added eggs, cheese, butter, salt, pepper, garlic, turkey and ham. It all got cooked into 1 big scramble in cast iron. It was beyond delicious.

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Food Prices To Date

2.66 oz. Snow Peas at 38 cents an oz. (6 dollars a lb) = $1.01 8 oz. Mesclun at 50 cents an oz. (8 dollars a lb) = $4.00 12 oz. Swiss Chard at 50 cents an oz. (4 oz. for 2 dollars) = $6.00 2.5 lbs baby potatoes at 1.75 dollars a lb = …

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Urban Homestead Beanery

By now you have noticed that little area up there with the coffee beans. Yeah, the one that says Urban Homestead Beanery, that one. Beginning July 3, 2010, we will be selling fresh roasted coffee at the Gordon Square Market on Saturdays. We will have beans, fresh  pressed pots for drinking while you shop, and …

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harvest monday and potato ponderings…

harvest monday and potato ponderings…

Yesterday was garden day. I had neglected the weeding and poking and prodding. The mesclun had already bolted and the potato plants were dying. The basil needed a haircut, and I had 2 huge pots in my backseat that needed filling. It was hot, like sweat dripping down your face hot, and I got sunburned, …

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and then there were 3…

and then there were 3…

Three more peapods today. They were a nice little snack. I estimate that the average peapod of mine weighs .06 oz. This means I have harvested .3 oz. of peapods (or 5 peapods). There are a lot more blossoms out there, however. I think there are 2 volunteer tomato plants in the garden beds. I …

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