Category Archives: gardening

The garden

 I love when the sage blooms. We planted asparagus last year, they are starting to grow.  One more year before we can pick, I think.  It’s exciting.

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The rhubarb is one of the first vegetable, plant appearing in our garden.  This plant is from some friends who gave it to us long, long time ago.  18 years?  They lived here in Portland for few years, we became friends, they … Continue reading

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the garden

Looking at what the garden did this year, all thanks to Mark and Siena, I feel thankful for everything we’ve gotten.  Being able to eat fresh, organic and so good. It makes me happy we Mark takes the time to … Continue reading

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summer sights

Sunshine but also showers. Beautiful new flowers. Showers. Colors.  Summer still hanging on.

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canning tomatoes

Our plants have done so well this year.  I can’t take any credit for the garden this year either, but it’s been fun seeing all the goods coming into our kitchen and into friends’s hands.   Look at this 1-pound … Continue reading

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A new pesto recipe

We love pesto.  Most of us at least, here at home.  I’ve tried the regular basil pesto from different recipes.  You can’t seem to go wrong with basil and pine nuts and parmesan cheese, right?  All so good and such a … Continue reading

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feeding on flowers

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