Author: Marica


Repeat after me:

Onions, carrots, cabbage, onions, carrots, broccoli, onions, carrots, [brassica]… . I’m planting this weekend.  Throw in some lettuce & a radish or two, some peas/beans, summer & winter squash, a cucumber,  tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant, and you’re good to go. Don’t forget the okra and corn. This is my third season veggie garden here at

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What with the bugs, and the pine pollen,

and Missy shedding her German Shepherd undercoat and all, we agreed that we should crank it down and run the A/C for a few minutes. It wasn’t so much about the temperature– the house is structured such that it takes a while to warm up/cool down, which is good. It’s been unseasonably warm, and the

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