Monthly Archives: August 2013

Potatoes and sunflowers

Lovely rain fell last night, and this morning. Up to now we’ve had hot August weather, and I’ve spent a lot of time dragging hoses around and watering plants. Late in the day you can kind of play with the … Continue reading

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Pickles: Plan B

Making pickles seemed like such a great idea. I seeded three sorts of cucumbers, and planted out a dozen plants in late spring. The plants flowered all over, tons of blooms. I began to fear for a tidal wave of … Continue reading

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