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Homegrown spuds.

Homegrown spuds.

On a whim, we decided to try to grow potatoes in our garden this summer.  We’d found some that had started to sprout under our sink and decided: “Hey why not bury them?  Let’s give it a try!” Unsurprisingly, they didn’t do too well.  I’m pretty certain our variety of potato was not meant to … Continue reading

More from the garden.

More from the garden.

Now that it’s near the end of the season, Mark and I decided to pull up our root vegetables from the garden.  Sadly, our carrots and beets didn’t do so well… No matter.  It was still really neat to see how they turned out and it was our first time growing them, after all.  Maybe … Continue reading

Tomatoes from the garden.

Tomatoes from the garden.

On days when I feel frustrated because of my wrist pain, I take solace in our garden.  I remind myself that, in a way, it’s something that I’ve made – or at least, helped to make.  There’s something so satisfying in tending to a garden and watching it grow.  Even more so if you can … Continue reading