Forging Time Reflections, Recipes, and Gardening Pontifications

  • Holiday Recipes Using Garden Ingredients

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  • Compost all Winter

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  • Know Thy Family: Growing What You Eat

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  • Researching Seed Vendors

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  • Sort and Categorize Seeds

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  • Forcing Bulbs for the Winter: Hyacinths

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  • Forcing Bulbs for the Winter: Amaryllis

      My mom generously gifted me two amaryllis growing kits this past weekend. These will be the first in a series of bulbs I plan to "force" over th...
  • Monthly Garden Reflections: Notes to Self

    This will be an ongoing series in which I post my monthly reflections using the Monthly Garden Reflection: Notes to Self template over the course o...
  • Growing Figs Indoors

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  • Growing Citrus Trees Indoors

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  • Growing Avocado Trees Indoors

    Since my 7-year-old makes me measure her every week in hopes she will graduate from her booster, she is 49 inches in this photo for scale. Gro...
  • Harvesting Saffron

    On October 8th, 2022, I cleaned up this garden bed, pulling back overgrown catmint and creeping jenny to reveal these sweet hidden fall-bloomin...