I love lentils.
They don’t need soaking, cook in just 30 minutes, are full of all the good stuff we should eat and they’re delicious.
Why don’t I make them more often?
I don’t make them in the summer because we eat from the potager.
I don’t make them in the fall because we’re eating the harvest.
I don’t … Continue reading.....
If you have an herb garden and live in a mild climate, as we do, your perennial herbs have been up for awhile and it’s almost time to plant the seeds for the annuals.
If you have an herb garden and live in a cold climate, like we used to, your perennial herbs are starting to come up and it’s … Continue reading.....
Una cosa menos.
Mon mari’s new favorite phrase.
One thing less.
It was a phrase we heard often whilst living in Andorra.
It’s a Spanish phrase, uttered frequently by our Portuguese builder working in Catalan-speaking Andorra.
We’d feel right at home in the Tower of Babel.
I’ve been hearing it repeated several times a day.
This morning, for example, … Continue reading.....
I’ve decided to ignore the rabbits and plant my garden.
I’ll take reasonable precautions, such as repair the holes in the fence, sprinkle anti-rabbit pellets around the most tempting crops, and plant catnip (farmer’s advice) amongst the rest.
It will work…. Or not.
I am not going to spend 250 Euros for an electric fence so that I can grow … Continue reading.....
I was gone for two weeks. During that time I cooked one dinner and did no gardening. It's a good thing I enjoyed the respite.
My garden exploded, as it tends to do in May – won't I ever learn? My tomato plants are short and fat instead of tall and lean; the rest of the … Continue reading.....