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Sunday Morning Surprise

A surprise waited for me when I went out to the garden this morning to gather some greens for an omelet. Poppies. And more poppies. They weren’t in bloom yesterday when I gathered lettuce, arugula, shungiku  春菊, and garlic scapes … Continue reading

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Open Poppy – Embrace the Unexpected – Keep the Dream Alive

Yesterday our skies turned hazy. The Cascade Mountains became wrapped in gray gauze, the snowy peaks barely visible. Smoke from the forest fires in British Columbia drifted south, dulling the sun, blunting our heat wave. The 90ºF heat forecast for … Continue reading

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Mint to the Rescue

The slugs are plentiful this year. It’s not surprising after the long, wet spring. But I’ve noticed that you never see a slug on the mint, and we have long hedges of mint, so I can load wheelbarrows full of … Continue reading

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