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Summer Bounty & Surprises

As we’ve entered late Summer (some days it feels more like early Fall), we’ve been harvesting lots and lots – herbs, tomatoes, and lettuces mostly. Everything else is taking it’s own sweet time developing (which is a bit worrying, with … Continue reading

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Taller Than Me and Taking Over – July Garden Update

The garden has been pretty interesting and self-sufficient this week; giving lots and only requiring daily watering.  Pretty impressive considering this heat wave Vienna wandered into. Course, summer would not be summer without our annual unwanted guests – mosquitos! They … Continue reading

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Mother Nature’s calling!

With the move to our new apartment, came the bounty of a small but delightful garden plot.  The weeks preceding our move were full of plans, ideas, questions, and fantasies of turning the snow-covered square into a thriving, blooming oasis … Continue reading

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A Quick Stop Off In Vienna

After our visit to Innsbruck, we had a quick stop off  in Vienna for a few days but my opportunities to discover Austrian culture continued.  First, I learned that although we might be officially in summer, Austrian weather can be … Continue reading

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Current state (September 2011)

I’m a little worried about my garden today; things are not looking as prosperous.  Recently, the temperatures have dropped drastically; seems fall is upon us.  My sweet peppers have not budded since they gave up their fruit and the leaves … Continue reading

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All things come to those that wait (late August 2011)

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Watching the progress in my garden (late August 2011)

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First tomato harvest (August 2011)

I was very excited about my first tomato harvest.  It seemed to take forever for the flowers to bud and the buds to grow and ripen but here they are!  They were extremely sweet which strengthened my belief in the … Continue reading

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All Things Green and Edible (August 2011)

After the excitement of getting a new apartment, getting a job (hubby, not me 😦 ), furnishing our little kingdom, and finally getting our shipment; I was left with a major void.  I’ve always led a rather busy, fast-paced lifestyle … Continue reading

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When life gives you tomatoes…make bisque!

One of the great things about Austria is the abundance of good fresh produce, at least its been my experience.  It seems that you can be very close to food here because there are tons of pastures everywhere I drive … Continue reading

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