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Vegetable Garden At Locust Grove

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of visiting the vegetable garden at Locust Grove here in Poughkeepsie, NY. My life will never be the same! With an Old English...

Beauty And The Asian Long Beans

By far the most fascinating plants growing in the garden, my kaleidoscopic assortment of long beans (Vigna unguiculata) purchased from Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company just happens to be the most...

All In A Day’s Harvest

Living off the land sure has it’s perks! Today’s harvest of long beans, okra, purple and yellow podded peas, zucchini and basil…this is life!!! Lunch anyone?...

The Day Of Small Beginnings

Starting a garden from scratch is hard work. Add to the mix inexperience, and an otherwise full time employed young professional with a prudent budget and you are left with...

Pretty Potato Blooms

My potato plants are flowering and that can only mean one thing…their tubers are forming! It also means that right now I am doing my potato happy feet jig as...

The Ones That Got Away

Psst, look what I found in my neglected box. Yup, four resilient tomatoes braving the heat of today’s sun. This season I planted over ten varieties of tomatoes into one...

My Three Sisters

What do corn, beans and pumpkin have in common? Well turns out they just happen to be sisters! One of the new amazing techniques I discovered while exploring my newly...