Monthly Archives: April 2012

Planting Onions and More Weeds

Hard to believe that these will ever grow again.  I’ve always grown my own from seed and always had small (but yummy) onions.  Ailsa Craig, a sweet, large (for others) onion is my favorite.  When I saw that Johnny’s had … Continue reading

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Strawberries Must Die

I’ve been ignoring the wild strawberries that grow here and there in some of the wilder spots in my yard for years, but they are taking over.  They love to leap across my mulch with their runners and establish whole … Continue reading

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Paris Agricultural Salon and a Political Encounter

The thing is, I don’t like crowds. And the Paris Agricultural Salon ‘s web site says that I was one of 681,213 visitors; it felt like most of them were there on the same day I visited. One of the … Continue reading

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Villa Ephrusi de Rothschild

Be sure to see both the video and photo gallery below.  This garden has been on my list for many years.  I’d traveled to Nice on both business and pleasure and it was after one of these trips that I’d read … Continue reading

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