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Buddha's Hand

Posted on June 14, 2021 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (1)

Living in the Northern part of Europe when I was a child, we didn't grow up with a lemon tree in our garden like so many here do. I use that as an excuse for my inability to grow lemons. Here in the bay they should be easy to grow but I have already killed 4 and have recently purchased my fifth specimen and a different variety at that. I have kept it in a pot in a sheltered space, in the sun. W'll see... I fare better with lime, orange and mandarin, but my grapefruit which was such a prolific...

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Posted on June 4, 2021 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (5)

It is winter, all of the sudden its wet and grey and the garden is sodden. After a summer of drought and warmth it takes a bit to adjust, but then I rejoice in the fact that my rainwater barrels are full and that I do not have to provide fresh water for the chickens, it is everywhere.

While I was spreading some more seaweed on citrus and brassica, I noticed the leftover almonds on my tree and marveled at the fact that I now have fruit of this reluctant provider. While I picked them off,...

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