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Trimming the English Laurel

Tomorrow is garden-waste removal day so I spent a chunk of my afternoon trying to tame the English Laurel hedge. I have a love/hate relationship with this particular entity, although by the end of today it was balanced towards the … Continue reading

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Preparing Fava Beans

The fava forest is now over six feet tall and the bean pods are are ripening. Although fava plants grow straight up without support, as the pods started to get heavy I had to tie them up so they wouldn’t … Continue reading

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