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July 26, 2018

Though we've seen a lot of rain this week, I've also been seeing a lot of bugs.

The proverbial lion of the jungle, this mantis has taken up residence in the potted coleus on my front steps.

There's a growing community of yellow garden spiders (I counted at least five!) a...

July 19, 2018

My backyard garden sure looks a lot happier after Tuesday's thunderstorm. My rain barrel is full once again.

The vines are really starting to cover the remesh trellises. The birdhouse gourd was the first vine to reach the top.

The tromboncino squash was the first to be p...

July 12, 2018

As it's been so hot lately, my go-to summer evening refreshment of choice has become a glass of agua fresca. I feel obligated to state that this is a treat to be enjoyed in moderation since it's been in the news (again!) that juice is not healthy...and agua fresca is b...

July 5, 2018

DC Potager is taking a break this week because it's too hot. I've had my hands full with just trying to keep my plants alive right now.

I'll leave you with this cooling (and stress relieving) recipe: smashed cucumber.

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September 12, 2019

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