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Let’s Get This Garden Started!

Growing up in suburban Georgia, with parents whose childhood immediately followed the Great Depression, there was always a vegetable garden. Whether it was at my maternal grandparents, who mainly planted a few vegetables and all types of beans – to … Continue reading

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Autumn Leeks Elevate Mashed Potatoes

Usually harvested in the autumn months, leeks are easy to grow from seedlings and are ready six months after planting. Much like an onion, leeks form a bulb and long, bundle of leaves extend above the ground. Soil must be … Continue reading

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Tomatoes: Grocery Store Verses Growing Your Own

Springtime!  Time to plant those tomatoes… AND STOP BUYING GROCERY STORE TOMATOES. I am absolutely sick of grocery store tomatoes!  The skins are so tough and waxy!  To me, they really have no flavor at all. Did you know….                … Continue reading

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Organic Gardening at the Rodale Institute

If you are a home gardener wanting to educate yourself and strive for organic gardening, you need to read up on the Rodale Institute in Kutztown, Pennsylvania.  Founded by J.I. Rodale in 1947, the Rodale Institute’s initial mission was to … Continue reading

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Zucchini Tots on National Zucchini Day!

National Zucchini Day! Zucchini has long been thought of as a vegetable, it belongs to the squash family, but botanically, it is a fruit because it grows from a flower.  It can grow to a meter in length, however, it … Continue reading

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Summertime Strawberries

Right now is the prime time for strawberries.  Seeing all the fresh strawberries at the local farmer’s markets got me thinking about my delicious Strawberry cake that I make. What is a Strawberry? Strawberries are a red, sweet, juicy fruit … Continue reading

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