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Growing Figs in Vermont: Spring Fever

Cross-posted at Eating Well Magazine. We’ve reached the turning point–the fields and woods have shrugged off their winter torpor and are decking themselves out in glorious shades of green. The female coyote who hunts in our back field is clearly a nursing mother; the birdboxes all have residents; the turtles are digging holes to lay […]

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Garden Lessons:Not All Broccoli is Created Equal

Cross-posted at Eating Well Magazine. And here, for all these years, I thought raised beds were the way to go… I’m reading an interesting (and controversial) book about gardening in post-peak-oil times: Gardening When It Counts, by Steve Solomon. He  would have me abandon my intensive gardening techniques including the raised beds (the soil dries […]

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Celebrating Radicchio

Cross-posted at Eating Well Magazine Garden Blogs. In the depths of winter, I’ll succumb to temptation and buy a small burgundy head of chioggia radicchio at our local natural foods cooperative.  I’m shocked at the price of a green that in my experience couldn’t be easier to grow.  Perhaps people think that because of its […]

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It Might Be Snowing, But the Garden Stirs

Cross-posted on Eating Well Magazine’s website: Along with my friend and garden-writing cohort, painter Kate Gridley, I am starting a new season of writing for The Addison Independent, and blogging about healthy gardening for Eating Well Magazine.  I will cross-post those articles and entries here as well as continue to chronicle the new season at […]

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