Tag Archive | garden

Eggs and Jam

Removing the pits from small black cherries, one by one, the thought came to me that there are those who think I don’t work.  The reality is that I produce luxury products for a very select clientele, sometimes only the number of two.

Quatre fruits rouges
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I painted this watercolour to be used to make the labels for my jam.  I only need three of them.

 

Then I prepared a dish to take to the end of the year meal for our choir.

Eggs from our chickens, salad, herbs and flowers from the garden.

 

Borage flowers

 

Thyme flowers

 

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Micro Chard—a Luxury

Sometimes it’s not a bad thing be a bit negligent in the garden.  A chard plant went to seed last spring and I didn’t remove it until this spring which has resulted in hundreds of chard seedlings.  Since I need the space for beans, I weeded the area, separating the chard-weeds from the weed-weeds and brought them in for dinner.  Lightly wilted with butter melted into them, delicious!

Scary, Beautiful or … ?

From my garden:

Peas (almost) and Tools

Just waiting for those pods to get bumpy.   Aren’t they cute?  My sister gave them to me and I keep them on hand for installing art exhibits.  This time they clipped some wire for holding together a structure to protect and support sweet peas.  Whenever my husband sees them, he seems to look at […]

In the Garden – March 2017

      “When sitting the brother sees the flower wilting and the rust coming out, he feels his bone bending; then into his head the hoe comes to till the garden that never fades. The brother that is clear-sighted goes out of his own head, goes up into My Hand.  His head becomes gold […]