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Big container, 'cause it was 75 feet, after all.

You know those “1001 Garden Tips” books? The ones that tell you to start your seedlings in eggshells or hang your onions for storage in old nylons? Well, I love those books. I check them out from the library and pour through them for new ideas.

And once upon a time, so many years ago now that I can’t remember which book or where I was living, I ran across a tip for planting carrots. Read the rest of this entry »


A tomato/cucumber salad on the side is a nice accompaniment

Back when I was a lot younger, and a lot poorer, I lived in Boulder Colorado. I was just┬ábeginning to explore “natural” foods and products (Boulder is a great place for this; there were two natural food stores within waking distance to my house). While I wasn’t a vegetarian (and likely never will be) I did start to experiment with eating more vegetarian dishes. And not having a lot of cash, I used to go to the public library and read Vegetarian Times (VT) magazine when I was looking for ideas. If I saw a recipe I liked, I’d plunk down my dime and make a copy. Read the rest of this entry »

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