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My D’anjou Pear Tree

It’s harvest time for my pear tree! I finally figured out what kind of pear it is – D’anjou. It’s a hard pear that is picked in September before they’re ripe, but still “mature” or when the pear is tilted … Continue reading

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What’s for dinner

Every time I experience a period during which I can’t cook, such as before, during and after a vacation, or during the few weeks before the annual meeting, immediately following said period, I do an immense bit of cooking. We … Continue reading

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How My Garden Grows

My garden is very happy. The peas, cilantro and chard are delicious. Next up is lettuce and tomatoes. The poppies are blooming like crazy. We have a crop of other wildflowers, nasturiums and potatoes coming up too. We’ve planted a … Continue reading

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A year in the Garden

Mark and I moved to Precita Avenue a year ago. In the last year, ten months actually because I didn’t get out in to the garden until June, I’ve spent many happy hours digging in the back yard and turning … Continue reading

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The Garden Experiment

I’m attempting to start seedlings. So far, more have died than appear viable. If it doesn’t work, I figure it’s a worthy experiment. As insurance, I’m stocking my garden with seedlings from the half off area of the garden store. … Continue reading

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