Monthly Archives: June 2016

Suckers – Tomato Plant Leaves (That Is)

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To pluck or not to pluck, that is the question. When you plant your tomato plants, you can remove the lower leaves when planting so you can plant the plant in the dirt. Suckers are little leaves that reduce sunlight … Continue reading

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Squash Casserole – Barclay’s Restaurant Recipe

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Here they come!  When squash start coming in, they come in bucket loads! I found a recipe my mother used to make and then I found out, the recipe came from a former restaurant in Charlotte, NC, Barclay’s Cafeteria.  I … Continue reading

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Garden 2016 – Day 25 Yellow Gold

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The first harvest. Squash pancakes, soup, stewed, pan-fried, steamed. Gold.

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Garden 2016 – Day 24 – In Bloom In June

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              I have found, through years of practice, that people garden in order to make something grow; to interact with nature; to share, to find sanctuary, to heal, to honor the earth, to leave … Continue reading

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Garden 2016 – Day 20 – Small Beginnings Bring Large Offerings

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And, the first two cayenne peppers have been plucked from the mother plant.  The beginning, small will lead to large offerings.  Prepare for HOT, HOT, HOT!!! Oh Cayenne, to thee I sing, and to food the fire you will bring. … Continue reading

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Garden 2016 – Day 15 – My, How the Squash Have Grown!

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The little crookneck squash (one of the several planted) into the ground that gives life to our delectable vegetables. Two days ago, it came a mighty storm and the squash plant leaves swayed in the wind, almost appeared to bend … Continue reading

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