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The Rudiments of roots

Nov 20, 2010 | Roberto Frachionni | Back Issues | Departments | Edible Hills | Food | Winter 2010

Root vegetables – so called because the edible portion of the plant is the underground root – are harvested in late fall and cellared with the dirt still clinging to their flesh.

Beauty and the Beet

Sep 13, 2010 | Roberto Frachionni | Autumn 2010 | Back Issues | Departments | Edible Hills | Food

As winter approaches, the last of summer’s abundant greens start to droop and suffer from cool fall evenings. Fortunately, the season of root vegetables comes to the rescue.

Saving garlic from summer heat!

Jul 7, 2010 | George Knowles | Blogs | Gardening at Larkspur Hollow | Leisure

In the blistering heat, gardening ain’t easy. But credit garlic with all kinds of restorative, intoxicating powers. By George Knowles

Summer arrives, the garden is full!

Jun 22, 2010 | George Knowles | Leisure

The longest day of the year arrives. The garden, sparsely populated a month ago, is full. By George Knowles

Tools of the Trade for Vegetable Gardeners

Apr 12, 2010 | George Knowles | Leisure

George Knowles values his vegetable gardening tools. He writes about “the tried and true friends that have stayed with me.”

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