Monthly Archives: January 2013

Seeds and dreams, take two

“For gardeners, this is the season of lists and callow hopefulness; hundreds of thousands of bewitched readers are poring over their catalogues, making lists for their seed and plant orders, dreaming their dreams.”  – Katharine White, Onward & Upward in the … Continue reading

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Winter slumber

The kitchen gardens sleep through the winter under a thick coat of leaf mulch. Leaf mulch is comprised simply of ground autumn leaves. Leaf mulch makes a wonderful protection from temperature extremes during the winter and decomposes into lovely soil … Continue reading

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