Monthly Archives: July 2013

Harvest Monday, July 29, 2013 – Wacky Weather + Garden Update + Cooking Sweet Potato Vines

The week of July 15 was a major heatwave week in the Hudson Valley. Thursday, 7/18, was so HOT, Locust Grove, where I am a garden volunteer, cancelled the usual veggie garden work day. Fast forward to this past Thursday, 7/25, a week … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 22, 2013

What a week it was! HOT, HAZY & HUMID for a whole week and no rain. The rain that was supposed to fall on Saturday never made it to my gardens. Watered every day, but everything was thirsty again shortly … Continue reading

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Locust Grove 8th Annual Car Show, Part 2

Here are some more lovingly restored vintage cars on display. Wish I could give you some info about the cars below, but the owners were not by their cars when I took the photos and I was away far too … Continue reading

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Locust Grove 8th Annual Car Show

I was asked to be a volunteer at The Locust Grove 8th annual car show that took place on the beautiful grounds of Locust Grove on July 14,  a gorgeous, sunny Sunday. I was happy to participate, had a great … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 15, 2013

Gardens, both flowers and veggies, survived during my absence. Upon my return from vacation in Toronto, there were a number of veggies in the garden patiently waiting to be harvested. Made me very happy. The garden beds, though, were screaming: I am overcrowded, get … Continue reading

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