Archive for October, 2013

Late Bloomer – Summer Garden Update – Part 3

Late Bloomer – Summer Garden Update – Part 3

| October 25, 2013 | Reply

In Late Bloomer – Summer Garden Update – Part 3, Kaye harvests late season tomatoes, okra and zucchini and deals with blight, mildew and aphids on milkweed. She vows to conquer some of these issues in next summer’s garden! Southern Fried Okra recipe below. She’s mystified by the long, scarlet radishes. Get a glimpse of […]

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Variety is the Spice of Life

Variety is the Spice of Life

| October 18, 2013 | 19 Replies

“Variety is the spice of life.” Ever heard that phrase? Of course, you have. I’ve heard it all my life. Well, guess what? There is NO variety in industrial agriculture, which is not sustainable. Variety’s the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavour. William Cowper – The Task (1785)–‘The Timepiece’ (Book II, lines 606-7) […]

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Late Bloomer – National Heirloom Expo 2013 – Episode 36

Late Bloomer – National Heirloom Expo 2013 – Episode 36

| October 11, 2013 | 4 Replies

Late Bloomer – National Heirloom Expo 2013 – Episode 2.16 covers just a taste of this year’s three-day event in Santa Rosa, California. There were hundreds of food and seed producers and exhibitors, and thousands of participants enjoyed a wide range of foods, heirloom seeds and products, as well as live music. Kaye visited for […]

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