Blog

hello kukumber! this thing grew from 1 inch to 7 in about 4 days.

Read More

Horrible picture quality, but quality eats. Bowl of freshly harvested dill, mint and italian spicy greens mix. They’re big enough to identify now – and as Andrew noted, includes many “brassicas” – mustard greens, purple kale, arugula, lettuce, and watercress.

Read More

Beautiful first hibiscus greeted me in the garden this morning – but I expect to see it dead this evening, wilted in the 100 degree heat. Ugh.

Read More

Very interesting – though several years old – article about food marketing in the realm of seafood. If you’re interested in how I linked to it, I was checking out the menu for a restaurant I’m visiting for a friend’s birthday tonight. The menu had Jonah Crab listed under the

Read More

Read this great article in the Washington Post today – what a cool idea! The naturalist Peter del Tredici (see article) is actually working on a field guide to “northeast urban plants”. Think about those abandoned lots you see – sprouting with many more plants and life than the local

Read More

the front garden – the lavendar died in the Snow-pocalypse so in the former lavender pots I have planted ….. granite rocks from my home of Maine since I don’t have time to grow anything else before moving (!) The herb pot contains marjoram, chives and thyme because the oregano

Read More

cucumber plants out front – they appear to actually like the hot sun out front and are growing like crazy. they even have flowers! however, their leaves have also developed the same white spots that all the other plants in the garden have (even the weeds). could it be the

Read More