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Must Grow Leeks

A Gardening Life – January 23 Ok, I realize that as a homegrown vegetable leeks don’t have the same appeal as, say, tomatoes. Their fragrance isn’t as evocative of summer as basil is, and they don’t have quite the broad pick-me-at-five-and-sit-down-to-dinner-at-six as summer squash or green beans. But after harvesting a large crop in January, [...]

Even A Small Garden…

can produce a feast. Garden Reports and Rejoicing – July 24 I love the time of year when we can come home and pick dinner. The new potatoes are ready, the chard is thick, the beans and summer squash are prolific and we’re picking several tomatoes per day. Heaven. Last night I made a summer [...]

Gardening With A Purpose

Report From An Opinionated Gardener – November 10 We’re on the slippery slope to Thanksgiving and right around the corner is the New Year. Here on Cape Cod there was a hard freeze last week and on Monday we awoke to a light coating of snow on the ground. You might assume that the vegetable [...]