Posts tagged with ‘Gardening’

  • My Husband’s First Homegrown Cabbage

    By on August 12, 2014

    Tonight we ate my husband’s first homegrown cabbage. It was delicious braised in organic cream.

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of Wet Cabbage Leaves

    By on June 24, 2014

    I was also fascinated with the play of early morning light around and through the wet leaves – so...

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of Flowers in Our Yard

    By on June 13, 2014

    Here are the flowers that are blooming in our yard. I delight in the fragrances and the variety...

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    Polly Castor
  • Our New Cold Frame

    By on May 17, 2014

    My husband has built a cold frame just out of our front door. We are hoping to extend...

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    Polly Castor
  • Our Seeds Have Arrived

    By on March 27, 2014

    My husband and daughter have big plans for our garden this year. Below are the organic seed catalogues my...

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    Polly Castor
  • New Poem: Feed the Soil

    By on March 2, 2014

    Poem about children being like plants; you've got to cultivate the soil they are in...

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    Polly Castor
  • Nigel Slater’s Tender Vegetable Tips

    By on February 28, 2014

    This book is a tome, with over 400 recipes and extensive gardening tips for growing vegetables, it has 624...

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos at the Heirloom Seed Festival

    By on May 26, 2013

    My husband, an avid organic gardener, took me today to the third annual Heirloom Seed Festival.  We heard some...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Last of the Harvest

    By on October 16, 2012

    Alas! the growing season is over. Both our own garden and the New Pond Farm CSA garden have ceased...

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    Polly Castor
  • Book Review: American Grown

    By on July 31, 2012

    The Kitchen Garden at the White House, begun by Mrs. Obama in 2009, has come to symbolize bringing the...

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    Polly Castor
  • We Are Growing Our Own Sprouts

    By on July 1, 2012

    We love sprouted pea shoots and splurge sometimes on yummy sunflower shoots. But these are expensive, so this spring...

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    Polly Castor
  • Plants in a Retaining Wall

    By on April 24, 2012

    Something functional can also be made beautiful! Here are some ideas for plants for retaining walls.

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    Polly Castor