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Garden 2015-Get Ready

Central New England seems to have skipped spring and jumped right into summer. Every single tree is spewing out pollen, my lawn is growing a mile a minute, and it’s time to get… Continue reading

Under Pressure

Usually I am knee-deep into my garden at this time of year. However, the late spring in New England has kept my digging and tilling to a minimum. It has also kept me… Continue reading

Beeting Myself Up

There are very few foods I will not try. Octopus is one of my favorite kinds of seafood. Yes, I trash talk kale all the time but I will gladly eat it in… Continue reading

Keep The Dirt Clean

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015 is the International Year of Soils.  Soil health is important for crop health (for both commercial farming and back yard gardening)… Continue reading

I’m Going Sprout- Part 4

So this sprout experiment could have gone better. I think I have trouble shot my problems though. Here are my moth beans in their current state. As you can see, there are some… Continue reading

I’m Going Sprout- Part 3

It is day three of my adventure in bean sprouting. So far the beans have been soaked and left in the dark with occasional rinsing/draining. So, what exactly am I waiting for? In… Continue reading

I’m Going Sprout- Part 2

The adventure with growing bean sprouts continues! The beans were soaked for the prescribed 24 hours. Next, the instructions called for draining them and leaving them in a dark location; they should be… Continue reading

I’m Going Sprout: Part 1

I’m impatient. This year I am impatient for spring, but I am impatient generally. The down side of gardening is, however, that few things happen quickly. Sprouting seeds takes just a few days,… Continue reading

Timeless in No Time

I love tomato soup. So does Mr. Food It Yourself. We love it so much we served grilled cheese and tomato soup as our wedding reception meal. I’m not totally opposed to the… Continue reading

Pretty Tasty

I’ve always considered myself primarily a vegetable gardener. If I can’t eat it I don’t want to spend time and space cultivating it. However, perhaps as a side effect of the exceptionally rotten… Continue reading

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