Monthly Archives: January 2011

Weekend chores

This weekend I used some of my dry Sunday to lay down compost on my leeks and onions.  These overwintering veggies like lots of nutrients.  The leeks need nutrient rich soil to be piled around their stems. This supports their … Continue reading

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Note:  I wrote this just after Thanksgiving.  We have since gotten a new Chicken.  Her name is Dundren. I have learned over my life that I do not hate human animal relationships where the human is dominant.  I have a … Continue reading

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Pea Shoots

Two peas have sprouted inside my front window.

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Sunday night

The radish sprouts in my window are tall and fresh, a zesty snack.

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Yesterday my watercress seeds sprouted. I intend to make use of the drops that fall from our outdoor water faucet by planting the watercress underneath it. I know that watercress loves cold water, so we’re good to go there. I … Continue reading

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three day weekend

It was a full weekend.  I started some salad mix indoors, along with mint and mustard. Then I pulled out the dead tomato vines from my big front garden bed.  After sprinkling a layer of homemade compost on the soil, … Continue reading

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radish sprouts!

Today the first radishes of spring sprouted in a tray by my front window.

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