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About A Bahamian In Austria

I am a Bahamian woman, married to an Austrian man, who's been freshly transplanted to Vienna. I started writing this blog when a dear friend insisted that I had to write down my experiences. At best it'll update my buddies on my crazy-going-ons and at least, it'll keep me from stalking them online (LOL). I hope you enjoy :D

Sorrel or clover – another goodie in my garden?

It’s mid-March and I’m itching to start in my garden but the weather conditions are just not practical – not even for cool-weather crops like peas, ruccola, and spinach. Even with a high-bed and containers which normally warm up faster … Continue reading

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40 and in Full Swing!

I’ve been really bad at posting for awhile now. Honestly, there was so much going on, that I was actually enjoying my life and failed to write about it. But now, I’ve settled into my new phase and while still … Continue reading

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Golden Oyster Mushrooms Pasta (Gelber Seitling) – Yum!!!

Hubs recently started experiementing in the garden, ‘planting’ a wooden stump impregnated with mushroom spores.  As it won’t produce until about August, a friend presented him with a few easy-to-cultivate, pre-impregnated mediums (straw, hay??) in plastic bags. I’ve never heard … Continue reading

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The Taste and Scent of Summer

This weekend was AWESOME!  I got to enjoy one of my favorite late spring/early summer activities with one of my favorite persons – Hub’s Oma. Nothing holds the taste and scent of summer more intensely as strawberries and no berry … Continue reading

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Letting Nature Take It’s Course

Tomorrow is the first of June and the beginning of summer!  The moments of preparation and care will now bring forth fruit and hopefully lots of it on a consistent basis. Still, everything’s not as easy as it seems.  Last … Continue reading

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Prior to receiving a large garbage bag full of roots with the instructions to plant them in sun at the same depth at which they were previously planted; I’d never payed any attention to peonies.  Oh yeah, in Austria they’re … Continue reading

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Spring Always Seems To Fly By

The last month and a half just sped by and although I haven’t posted, I did document.  Most things have been a success so far but a few casualties did occur.  I’m still in awe of how quickly everything’s grown … Continue reading

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Another Week, A Million Lessons!

If it was possible to do everything wrong….I did! First, let it be known…I fell into raising plants from seedlings…seriously, I had no idea what I was doing, was resistant (see last post), and the results speak for themselves. The … Continue reading

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This Week in A Bahamian in Austria’s Garden…

Just a quick update on how things are progressing thus far: I’ve been emotionally distancing myself from the seedlings in an attempt to dampen the affect of the inevitable. There’s a reason folks have all that prep stuff! The neighborhood … Continue reading

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Getting Started

A few weeks ago, a fellow blogger asked if I’d started on the spring garden as yet, which given our cold, gray skies, hadn’t even been given a thought.  The organic gardening stores hadn’t started hawking their wares yet – … Continue reading

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