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August 30, 2018

It's been a while since I've discussed my front yard improvements inspired by Big Dreams, Small Spaces.

Here's what my yard looked like in late March, when I started:

And here's how everything is looking now, in late August:

Hold up: I haven't done anything special to the...

August 23, 2018

Back in January, I attended the Arlington Friends of Urban Agriculture meeting as the topic was "Climate Change, Agriculture, and Our Food." I'm interested in how the reality of climate change will continue to affect us and how we as gardeners should adapt our practice...

August 16, 2018

It was just last week that I posted about the peak of summer in the garden. But gardeners always have to think ahead to the next season. It's no coincidence that I posted about fall veggies at this same time last year.

Departing from last year, I'm dropping my obsession...

August 9, 2018

That's a lot of green stuff, isn't it?

Most nights, dinner includes a summer salad with cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs. Here's the bowl of tomatoes that's currently sitting on the kitchen counter.

I'm particularly pleased with the tromboncino squash, the large-leav...

August 2, 2018

Tomorrow is City Blossoms' Basil Bonanza, a community potluck of basil-themed dishes. My husband and I are looking forward to attending. We're bringing summer squash and basil pasta, made with tromboncino squash and green Italian basil from the garden. I'll just serve...

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