Gardening in February? Really?

Here in Oregon, it’s chilly and rainy (no surprise), with more of the same on the way. Other parts of the country are digging out of snow or worried about flooding. In the face of all that, does it seem strange to think about planting seeds or baby plants? Not for us gardeners. It’s one of the things that keep us sane!

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THE MAGIC OF SOUP

There’s no end to the good things to say about soup. It’s nutritious. It’s inexpensive. It’s always delicious, even the simplest kind. It’s even better the next day. It doesn’t…

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WHAT SHOULD I PLANT THIS YEAR?

Traditionally, January is the time when gardeners snuggle up next to the fire with all the seed catalogs that fill the mailbox, and spend many delicious hours dreaming about the…

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A NOTE FROM MAGGIE

I’ve just learned that a community library in Fredericktown Ohio chose my book Soup Night for their Cookbook Club meeting in January. (I bet they knew January is National Soup…

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