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Hanging Planters

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

In Brooklyn, each year I planted sweet potato vines (Ipomoea batatas) in containers sitting in my front yard. They did really well in that sunny spot, blooming and producing tubers (sweet potatoes) that I learned to wash off and store in a cool but not freezing place for the winter. In the spring, I would […]

Greenhouse Visit

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Finally we managed to obtain some annuals to brighten up the garden. Yesterday around five p.m. we drove over to the much talked-about Windmill. I had imagined it to be similar to Atkins Farms country market I was used to patronizing in western Massachusetts (where I once lived). Naturally, when we arrived at the Windmill, […]