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a little water for thirsty tomato plants, utilizing OXO's outdoor pour and store watering can

A Garden Grows in Torrington!

Plants cry their gratitude for the sun in green joy. ~Terri Guillemets Nearly every year for the past 4 years, I’ve operated …

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pea plant

A Garden We Will Grow!

Gardens, as a rule, tend to stay where you put them. Better behaved than my children, they put down roots and get …

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blossoming sage

Green Thumb…Again?

Last year I dabbled in container gardening, an activity that helped me get through a lot of the helplessness I suffered post-discectomy …

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ripening tomatoes

A Very Belated Garden Update

I haven’t kept you well informed about the garden this summer, have I? After the early summer rains challenged my seedlings–and sanity–by …

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pickling cucumbers

In The Garden…

I haven’t updated you on the garden in a while, so I figured I’d give you a look at what’s been growing. …

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row of herbs

Container Garden Update

Those of you who are regular visitors know about my summer family project: the container garden. This collection morphed from a respectable …

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rain drops on a pepper plant


If you’ve ever lived in New England, you know that there is one topic anyone is willing (and likely) to discuss: the …

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planting cucumbers

Can’t Cook, Must Grow

While The Big Guy and I work on a kitchen project (that sadly did not come together as planned, otherwise, I would …

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apple orchard

Where Food Comes From

As a mom, I feel it is my responsibility to instruct my children on the basics of where food comes from. These …

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