Category Archives: The vegie garden

Arrowroot

When we first built the summer garden fence, there was a non-edible variety of canna lily going bananas where we wanted to plant food. 

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Root vegie soup

My turn to cook for a change, so I raided the garden for ingredients for vegie soup. 

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Alban Elued – Samhain (Mar 20 – May 1) 2012

Autumn!  Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness!  Root vegie soups!

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Lughnasadh to Alban Elued 2012 (Feb 1 to Mar 20)

CSG issues took up a lot of time this eighth, so we slacked off on the harvesting, as well as the sowing and recording.  But here goes a quick summary, with the limited notes I’ve got…

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Joy

I just need to say how good I feel today. Even CSG can’t shake it – I have this solid sense of joy and abundance and love for everything. Flaky? Absolutely. Do I care? Absolutely not. Continue reading

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Alban Eiler to Beltane (Sept 23 – Nov 1) 2011

Alban Eiler is the Spring Equinox, so in this 8th, the days are longer then the nights, and getting longer (but more slowly). The garden is responding with daily flourishes of new green, which makes us feel like better gardeners than we are. But we’ll take what we can get. Continue reading

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Herbs

It all started with the gardener’s hands. 

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Imbolc to Alban Eiler 2011: What we sowed/planted

This kind of information is available in lots of different places (here and here for example) so really, this is more for me as an aide memoire.  But in case it’s useful, here it is.  I’ve done it in the … Continue reading

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Imbolc to Alban Eiler 2011: What we harvested

Harvests this 8th… Continue reading

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Direct sowing vs seedling trays

Vegie garden epiphany number 2. Continue reading

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