gardening
Feeding Time
On March 29, 2016 | 3 Comments

This is the time of year when garden tasks are more of the geeky variety. I’m testing soils and making up batches of fertilizer for each of my garden beds. Some need a lot, some just a little. It’s feeding time. It’s a time of listening…to what the garden needs, to Mother Nature’s whims of […]

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Training Tomatoes — and People #selfcare #enabling
On August 27, 2015 | 12 Comments

I’m a day late this week. This post didn’t come easily because I had to work through some emotions to understand what I need to say. Hopefully it’s worth the wait. *** I’ve stopped watering the tomatoes for the year. This simple act, while making the plants look ratty, also sends the message for the […]

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Fast and Furious Figs
On August 19, 2015 | 6 Comments

Normally, my¬†figs show up in September, but this year, with its odd heat and dryness, I thought I’d better keep an eye on the tree just in case. These figs were plump, sweet, and ready to eat on August 1! Figs are tricky. If you pick them too soon, they taste like cardboard — and […]

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