Month: April 2014

Gardening Hay Bale Gardening Vegetables

Garden Project 2014 – The Unconsoled

For all the planning, prepping, and planting done last year, the 2013 Garden Project was a bust. The cooler than normal – wetter than normal – stranger than normal Spring wreaked havoc with the layout and the Only things that produced like I expected were the eggplants and peppers. I tried these nifty looking potato […]

Braises Classics Comfort Food Dinner French Gardening Main Course Peas Side Dishes

French Gibbons, The Number 5, and some peas

  April marks the start of our fifth year at the reins of the madly careening ride that is Plate Fodder. I feel like my somewhat inebriated Uncle Posey heading to town hitched to his blind mule… “I may have connected the wagon correctly”, “He may or may not know the way to town even if I […]

Gardening @ Turtle Creek Non - Food

The Weekly Wildflower – Sessileleaf Bellwort

Generally speaking, any plant with the word “wort” in it’s name, was once considered a food or medicinal plant – even if the reasons for the designation were rather lopsided. Bellworts were considered a medicinal for throat ailments because the flower resembled the uvula… (that little waddle-y thing hanging at the back of the throat…) […]

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