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in the garden // mid-august

This past month, the garden has provided us with bounty after bounty. We’ve spent hours in the sun caring and tending. We’ve spent beautiful evenings gathering & harvesting. We eat dinner from the garden at least five days each week and many lunches, too. On top of the bounty, there is the beauty. We’ve spent…

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in the garden // late july

Late July brings bounty & beauty to our garden. These are my favorite photographs from the garden yet. I could just sit and stare at them all day. They capture the plant life out there so beautifully. What I didn’t capture is the animal life! It’s constantly buzzing back there. Bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other…

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harvest //

Early in summer, my mother-in-law gifted us with a used wagon from the thrift shop where she works. Little did we know then that the wagon would become such an important part of our summer harvesting ritual. A few times each week, when M. got home from work in the evening, he would load little…

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Around the Yard in July

Oh, how I love summertime. There is always something blossoming in our yard. Every day I incorporate something fresh from the garden into our meals. This has only been my second time ever growing food from seed. There is something about the experience that makes it unlike anything else in the world. There is a…

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Seedlings

I decided to start my garden from seed this year, and further, to start the seeds inside. Three or four years ago, we started our garden from seed but we put them directly in the ground. We ended up having a nice garden that year, though somewhat limited. This year, I want my garden to…