Monthly Archives: October 2011

Size isn’t important

The rumors of my dead garden are greatly exaggerated. In point of fact I DO have actual blooms still. They tend to be somewhat small. Here, for example, is a clump of cyclamen. It is one of those plants who … Continue reading

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The accidental beets

I accidentally grew beets in my garden. It wasn’t a case of gardening while stoned or tipsy, or even gardening while sleepwalking, it was a case of attempting to grow beet greens. Because beet greens, which is┬ánot under-ripe beets no … Continue reading

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