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Posted by rodney eason |

Have you noticed that vegetable gardening is hip again? I love this trend that Americans of all ages are experimenting with growing their own food....

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I thought I would revisit an old post today.  Originally written back in 2008 when I first started this blog - I had the year...

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Posted by rodney eason |

The closer we get to spring, the more I am longing for some bright light. Yesterday, as the kids were off from school, we spent...

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a winter herb garden www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Is the cold getting to you?  I have to admit I was ok with it until I came home from holiday traveling to zapped plants...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Have you ever come across an image whose contents elicit a whole host of mental questions? I'm still sourcing images for the book (only one...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I know I've shared with you my general ambivalence towards roses.  But I am softening - a little - primarily because I love rose hips....

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Cold, flu and winter allergy season has already started in our house.  When the heat came on a few weeks back I was instantly plagued...

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picking sloes for sloe gin via www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

This is one of those crazy weeks and for some reason I feel compelled to pile it on.  Today I have an exciting lunch meeting...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I confess my vegetable garden this year sucks.  I blame the book project....you just can't do everything. Despite my negligence, I do have peppers, corn...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I had a belated mothers day well wishing call with my mom yesterday.  We missed each other on Sunday.  She really enjoyed one of the...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I am so grateful for this handy visual guide to greens that can be foraged in the early spring (or at least as soon as...

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pineberry www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Have you had pineberries?  The are funky albino versions of strawberries that apparently taste like they have been crossed with pineapple (doesn't that sound like a great smoothie ingredient?)  Last...

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rhubarb-tini
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Holiday 2012 Archive Dive -- Here is another Rhubarb Cocktail idea...this one seems very festive! I am late in posting because I am still coming...

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garden harvest infusions from www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

Reposting for Holiday 2012 Archive Dive.  Our theme is Rhubarb -- and I think Rhubarb Bourbon has a nice holiday appeal! image from ny times....

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rhubarb forcer www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

I am feeling confident that my rhubarb plants have finally taken to my garden and so, finally, I can resonably justify trying to force rhubarb....

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I think I had more winners this year than ever before.   It was a great garden year for me....how was it for you? 2012...

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Garden beets by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

How often do you get the chance, as an adult, to have a 'Do Over'? In gardening it comes around at least once a year....

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lemon cucumber by rochelle greayer www.pithandvigor.com
Posted by rochelle greayer |

I've said it so many times...my garden is a giant experiment.  I often wonder if regular non-writing and non-hirable gardeners feel that they have the same...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I'm overwhelmed with tomatoes.  My few beds are producing about 25 lbs of tomatoes every few days.  So I have this idea -- now that school is back in session.  ...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

My garden is entering the overwhelming stage.  These pics don't share the full extent of the harvest...I edited to fit the frame....I am grateful that...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

I'm interested in getting better at a few things.  Photography, photo styling, photo editing and taking more time to be in touch with the little...

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