Category Archives: beans

It’s Starting to Warm Up

No 100 degree days yet, but soon.  Humidity is barely holding on to the double digits.  It was 11% yesterday when I checked. A quick tour around the garden. After wind the last week my cilantro (that has gone to … Continue reading

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Patience is difficult.  Sometimes life is comprised of a chain of waiting periods. It’s not a bad thing.  On the contrary it builds anticipation and excitement.  It means that just around the corner your hopes may all be realized and … Continue reading

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Partial Success

I spent the better part of Friday evening and Saturday morning harvesting.  Leeks and onions were first.  The leeks turned out okay.  The usable portion was small because I had not blanched the stocks, but… next year.  The onions were … Continue reading

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