Please Eat the Flowers

One of the great joys for gardeners who are also cooks (and vice versa) is edible flowers. We get the great pleasure of watching them grow into their natural beauty,…

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What the Heck Is That Plant?

A few years back – it must be at least five – I was invited to speak at a day-long gardening conference put on by the Master Gardeners of Clatsop…

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A No-Recipe Recipe

I have nothing against actual recipes (they’re a big part of the fun of cooking), but there’s also great joy in just putting things together without a full-on recipe, things…

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Ever Heard of Stapling Moss to the Garden Path?

Here’s the story. I have created a garden pathway using a medley of materials for the stepping stones. Some concrete pavers from the garden center, some leftover bricks, some pieces…

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