Browsing All Posts published on »May, 2012«

Massive Garden Update

May 31, 2012

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The last week has been a busy one for gardening. Weeding, watering, and planting galore! Here, let me show you: If you’re curious, the tomato varieties are Cosmonaut Volkov, Silver Fir, Pineapple, Green Sausage, and Czech Bush. The melons are Banana Melons. Temperatures are getting into the low 40s at night, I hope my plant […]

Dive!

May 30, 2012

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Disclaimer: No one is paying me to do this and I don’t have any stake in any of the film companies which produce the films.  No one has ever sent me a free copy of a documentary to view or review, and they probably never will.  The views and opinions I’m expressing here are entirely […]

Portobello “pizza”

May 23, 2012

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via Portobello “pizza”. I never reblog, but this idea was jut so cool I had to share it!

Can You Help Me?

May 22, 2012

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Ever since I got back from my trip, I’ve been craving tacos like the ones I had in Portland.  What my coworker called real tacos.  They were made with shredded beef instead of ground beef, wrapped in fresh corn tortillas, and topped with chopped onions and cilantro.  The beef was cooked very simply, with jalapenos, […]

Lesson Learned

May 19, 2012

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It’s only May and I’ve already learned a valuable gardening related lesson.  Straw makes a lovely mulch in Fall and Winter, but in Spring, it sprouts.  This meant a great deal of additional weeding.  Here, let me show you what I mean. I planted kale and broccoli raab in the pool garden, but guess what […]

Fresh

May 17, 2012

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Disclaimer: No one is paying me to do this and I don’t have any stake in any of the film companies which produce the films.  No one has ever sent me a free copy of a documentary to view or review, and they probably never will.  The views and opinions I’m expressing here are entirely […]

Return of the Porch Garden

May 14, 2012

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About two weeks ago, before I went out of town, I took an afternoon and got my porch garden in order.  It had gotten unruly over the winter, and needed some serious tending.  There are peas just starting to sprout out the now, and I’ll be transferring my starters out there sometime this month.  Here […]