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Entries Tagged as 'garden'

The Indestructible Vegetable Garden

May 26th, 2015 · 2 Comments · garden

My wife doesn’t play when it comes to designing raised beds for a vegetable garden. We’ll never have to worry about wooden structures rotting away because she hired a local builder to assemble our beds out of metal siding. A carpenter added the wood trim, giving us a place to sit while we putter with […]

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Arctic Char with Creamy Wasabi Pesto

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · dinner, garden, Recipes

One of the best features of our food co-op in Cambridge is the fish that gets trucked in fresh from Boston each week. This week, Arctic char was on the menu, one of my personal favorites. I ordered a pound and had it for dinner last night, fried simply in olive oil in the cast […]

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Compost for Our New Garden

June 27th, 2013 · No Comments · garden

Quick! What’s the solution to most garden problems? Answer: compost. Compost is what happens to all the dead organic matter our planet generates. Anything that’s ever been alive eventually dies. A host of different bacteria, fungi, protozoa, mites, earthworms, spiders and other creatures eat that dead matter and return it to the soil. Without compost, […]

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