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The garden

Fall in the Back Yard

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FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintFollow my blog with Bloglovin Our yard sways gracefully between the seasons. It is a wonderful spot for entertaining and it is very sad when we are finally pushed inside for the winter. As we move into fall, the heaters and fire pits have assumed their position on the patio…

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Franny’s Pickled Peppers

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FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintI discovered this recipe in Franny’s Cookbook and it’s a wonderful way to preserve the surplus of peppers from the garden.  I use a mix of peppers, whatever is ripe in the garden at the time. Sometimes they are red, sometimes green, sometimes a mix.  I grow jalapeño’s, poblano’s,  banana…

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The Vegetable Garden: Tomatoes

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FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintIs there anything better than garden fresh tomatoes? I’m sitting outside in the garden admiring all of the glorious bounty available to us right now. The tomatoes are lush and sweet begging to be picked every day, the basil is so full it cries out to be cut and made…

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The Front Porch

By | Blog, Gardening, The Front Porch, The garden | 8 Comments

FacebookTwitterDiggPinterestYummlyStumbleUponemailPrintEver since I was a little girl I coveted an amazing front porch. I would point a chubby finger to every one I saw & say, “I want to live there!” All through my childhood and adolescence, my parents didn’t listen. We lived in a suburban 1960’s brick home with…

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