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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
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
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
About a week ago, I told you about The Weird Gap Between Spring and Summer Harvests, when temperatures rise, lettuces and other spring offerings start to wane and taste weird, and the summer items are getting ready to come into … Continue reading
We’ve hit mid-July and the garden is still alive. There’ve been no major setbacks – outside of the Okra, which I believe are stunted due to poor placement on my behalf and unstable weather. There hasn’t been any harvesting of the … Continue reading
Finally found my camera and made a few shots this afternoon – even if I did get the date wrong. For more detail (or an enlarged view) click on the photo.
The calendar and weather is transitioning from spring to summer temps and nowhere is it more apparent than in the lifecycle of plants. Given the right conditions, they will show you the passing of time. Don’t believe me? Check it … Continue reading
Last week was full of surprises. First, you guys have heard me go on and on about how cold it gets here and how I’m constantly bundling up and trying to keep warm. Frankly, I just don’t have time to … Continue reading
One of the best gifts I received for our wedding was from my husband’s Oma (grandmother) – a cookbook on traditional Viennese Cuisine. With me not having so much as a single clue about traditional Viennese food, I’m sure she … Continue reading