Cruellest Month

#NYStrong

 

 

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Ice Storm Cameth

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#ShowYourStripes

Visualization of temperature change over time for New York State, 1895-2018.

Find your area: https://showyourstripes.info/

Thank you climate scientist Ed Hawkins for this important project!

Paris in a Time of Climate Change

Yes, that thermometer reads 44 degrees Centigrade.

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Bountiful

Thanks is given.

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Merry Thanksgiving

In our backyard, we’ve had Halloween snow once and now this.

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Show Time!

Scary tomato

This diehard fan of “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes” wishes you a very Happy Halloween.

 

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Plant to Plate

When the farm is your backyard, the table is never far from the food.

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Free Food

Pro tip: if you forget to harvest some of your herbs and veggies, they’ll go to flower and feed the bees then go to seed and feed you for free next year. And the next year. And the year after that and…  🙂

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They Can Always Spot A Duck Lover

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Chive Time

After so many months without greenery, always a thrill to see the first shoots in our herb garden from hardy perennials like chives.  And once the leaves fully emerge, those lavender blossoms cannot be far behind.  Oops!  Already here!  Time to toss everything with a few chive florets and make that once-a-year-only chive vinegar for lovely chive vinaigrette.  Try this recipe to make your own.

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Spring Harvest

For a simple taste of spring radish recipe, see my post on Twitter.

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Happy (Very Belated) Arbor Day!

What’s blooming in your yard this week?

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April Fools (Belated Edition)

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H is for Hungry

And Happy New Year!  May all your ducks be lucky ones in 2018!

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Last Tomatoes, First Snow

It’s been that kind of year.

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Magic

Just add time.

 

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When Spring Gives You Blossoms

Enjoy ’em while they last!
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that spring light

Happy Earth Day, peeps!

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Uncle!

Okay, okay, Punxsutawney, I got it! I got it! Six more weeks of winter! Whatever you say!!!

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