November 28, 2018

While checking the weather online (coldest Thanksgiving in New England in over a century!), I decided to look up the origin of the name "Lopstick"...

Turns out "lopstick" is an alternate spelling of "lobstick." And "lobstick" is a tree with its middle or lower branches...

November 22, 2018

Under the ultra-violet growlight, the lettuce seeds I planted in my dirtbag have sprouted into microgreen copse rows...

With enough seeds to last, I'll be microgreening my salads through the winter... and leting some grow into full lettuce leaves for variety.

November 14, 2018

A few days ago I was surprised by a thick, hefty Fingerhut catalogue in my mailbox. I did not request this catalogue, and I hadn't seen a Fingerhut catalogue since I was a child. My gramma used to get them (only back then, Fingerhut catalogues were a lot smaller). The...

November 7, 2018

Winter's got off to a cold and rainy start, and my garden is officially out for the count. Shall be many months before I see any green leafy things in my weed patch. But yet I still want... dare I say NEED green leafy things... So I built my own mini greenhouse with a...

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