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Preserving the Harvest

Summer is ending. The nights are cooler and followed by heavy morning dews, summer vacations have come to an end, lakes are closed for swimming…but the garden is still in full force. Many favorite garden crops are just coming into… Continue Reading →

Cover Crop for Resiliency

July is generally a transition time in the garden—most early crops are finished producing by early July and ready to be pulled out, opening up space for succession crops. We usually replace early peas, greens (bok choy, mustard, lettuce), and… Continue Reading →

Welcoming Berry Season

2018 was a late spring. The latest I can remember in 20 years of gardening in Syracuse. We didn’t make our first planting in the vegetable garden until Earth Day weekend…a full two weeks later than any other year that… Continue Reading →

Rhubarb Isn’t Just for Pies

Rhubarb is nicknamed the “pie plant”, and a classic strawberry-rhubarb tart is worth enjoying every season. But rhubarb’s unique sour flavor also blends well in savory dishes—like black beans or sweet and sour tofu. Add in that it’s cheap to… Continue Reading →

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