Category Archives: Green

Strawberries.

They have arrived, and are having their pre-planting drink. These are from Baker Creek, with Old North Sea in the tall container and Scarlet in the smaller one. The stories behind them are nice, and they may be as close … Continue reading

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A Gathering of information on two pre-1601 soft fruits, or, I bet you thought I’d given this up, eh?

Nope. Still here, just egregiously busy. Today, however, I am laid up with pain, so I am doing some catching up with all the many personal projects I have meant to share since I have this unexpected time. As long … Continue reading

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The Canning Curmudgeon, part 2.

Well, the gardening season is officially over with the early arrival of winter. Dag nab it. I’m already receiving seed catalogs for spring 2015, and only the fact that I already have more seeds than I can plant waiting for … Continue reading

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The Milwaukee entry for Mayor Bloomberg’s Challenge

Friends sometimes wonder why I am so impassioned by this idea, this Victory Garden Initiative. Sure, they all know that I like to garden, that I always have a veggie garden, some years better than others, but every year a … Continue reading

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Seedutopia 2013. Plants vs Zombies Leesie!

Found on the Victory Garden Initiative Facebook page. Since it looks like a PSA to me, I believe this is fair use. And so, the Seedutopia list. There are a few more things I wanted-specifically, a medlar tree, good king … Continue reading

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What to do?

So, there you have it, the first attempt at canning tomatoes. I’ve done water bath canning in the past, but it has usually been things like pickles, jams, and Things Which Were Not Appropriate For Water Bath Canning And So … Continue reading

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