Category Archives: 2014

Corduroy Quilt

I finished a lap quilt made from up-cycled corduroy for our friends Sarah & Nathan who were married last weekend. It’s tied because that’s what life and time allows right now. Sarah loves Jersey cows, so I found a fabric … Continue reading

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Amaranth

I started harvesting my amaranth today. It’s an experimental crop this year. This photo dates to early August.

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First Harvest

Spinach & Kale from the cold frame last week, and a few volunteer garlic shoots. Thank goodness for overwintered greens! See other harvests at Daphne’s.

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First Blooms

Crocus Winter Aconite This year is the latest date we’ve had for the first blooms. We look forward to many more to come! First bloom 2013: March 31 First bloom 2012: March 19 First bloom 2011: April 4

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Spring?

Outside there is over a foot of snow blanketing the garden. Inside, spring has begun with seeds sown in hope of green things to come. I started seeds today, weeks later than I usually start. I put some sweet potatoes … Continue reading

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