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Posted:   07|08|2014  

We just finished the last of the season’s strawberry crop from the Nordic Ware community garden.  Eating a fresh home grown strawberry just picked and still warm from the sun reminds me that’s what a strawberry is meant to taste like. Grocery stores offers gigantic, perfectly shaped strawberries that are beautiful to look at but often don’t taste like anything at all. They don’t taste or even smell like the cotton candy sweetness of the less than perfectly symmetrical strawberries that grew outside of the factory this…

Posted:   05|12|2014  

It always makes me so happy after a long winter to see little green nubbins of rhubarb leaves poking up through the soil in my garden. My hardy little rhubarb plant can always be counted on to spring to life before any other plants or bulbs have sprouted. I’ve learned that rhubarb is one of those plants that people either love or hate: If you do not have one at home in your garden, you covet others’ rhubarb patch and wince every time you have to purchase rhubarb…

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