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The Garden is Waiting

The garden is ready and waiting for the Spring planting! We’re in Florida, so the spring planting starts in February. Tomorrow we’ll plant radishes, turnips, lettuce, brussels sprouts, broccoli, red La Soda potatoes, and Yukon Gold potatoes. Next month we’ll plant … Continue reading

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Roasting Peppers

I picked almost 3 pounds of beautiful Anaheim peppers in our garden today. The Anaheim chili pepper originated from New Mexico chile seeds that were planted in the Anaheim, California area in 1894. That must be why roasting Anaheim peppers in Florida smells like late … Continue reading

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Got Cork?

No Cork, No Joy.  Every conocedor de vinos knows that without a cork, Joy goes flat. Not every farmhouse, however, has a supply of wine corks or stoppers. However, every farmer is a conocedor at using what’s on hand, and one … Continue reading

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Picked the Peppers

Jalapeno, serrano, anaheim, poblano chile peppers from the garden. It’s time to can more salsa verde! On behalf of all pepper purists from New Mexico, chile is a pepper; chili is beans (or no beans) and stuff in a (usually) … Continue reading

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Katy Did Catch a Ride

When we came out of Walmart, Katydid was sitting on the back of the pick up bed, probably enjoying the view. After the 25 mile ride home, there was Katy still on the back of the pick up bed. Evidently … Continue reading

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Her Tree

Her Tree is blooming! The small tree proudly produced sweet-smelling magnolia blossoms just in time for Mothers’ Day. Won’t she be surprised to see how well her tree is doing! When I was 9, we lived just down the street … Continue reading

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Not Cilantro

From the garden – sweet spring onions for our salad. I gave some green tops to the chickies, but they weren’t interested. Not cilantro. I weeded a couple of rows and thinned the carrots. I gave the chickies the grass … Continue reading

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