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Countdown to SPRING

Here on the east coast, we’ve been getting hammered by snow and polar vortexes this winter. I’m getting sick of seeing white (and gray) everywhere, and we are all definitely ready for sunshine and some warmth. 14 days till SPRING!! Not that I think we won’t still have snow on the ground by then… but [...]

March 5, 2014 · Sheryl · No Comments
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A little spring in my step…

Ok, ok, it’s been really way too long. Let’s get everyone up to speed, shall we? So last post I had was tracking Hurricane Sandy (well, I guess it was technically Halloween, but I’m pretty sure I actually wrote that one a few weeks ahead of time) and although we lucked out with no damage [...]

March 25, 2013 · Sheryl · No Comments
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Hurricane schmuricane…

This Hurricane Sandy business is no joke… Sitting here with the generator pumping and the internet hanging by a thread, my husband and I are sleeping in the dining room tonight because there is a giant evergreen that is looming in our backyard over our bedroom. It is a healthy tree, but after Hurricane Irene [...]

October 29, 2012 · Sheryl · No Comments
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Second Planting Fail

The last two years, we realize that there is time for a second planting for some plants. We still have yet to try this. MAYBE I can still get an arugula planting in. The leaves go well into fall / frost season, and since the bugs destroyed them in the hot weather, maybe we’ll get some [...]

September 11, 2012 · Sheryl · No Comments
Tags: ,  · Posted in: Community Garden, Life, Produce

Busy as a bee…

OK, I’m so far behind on my herb of the week and lacking for posts in general, it’s just pathetic. Between the business trip to Germany, work, vacation to Vermont, (mini) vacation to Ocean City, NJ / Atlantic City, turning 30 (Holy crap! still not ready to accept it!) surrounded by my loved ones, cleaning [...]

August 21, 2012 · Sheryl · No Comments
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