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The Weekly Wildflower – Rue Anemone

Say hello to <i>Rue Anemone</i>, an early blooming perennial in the buttercup family. It is found in late March to early April in established woods with …

A Little Face Painting

After seven years, the cottage is finally starting to settle in and looks like it belongs here on the ridge. But, with age comes a certain amount of …

Eggsentialism and the Souffle Omelette

Growing up, my dad cooked breakfast most mornings. There were the run of the mill mornings with toasted biscuit halves and jam, or a big bowl of …

The Mayo Clinic

While theoretically a sauce, mayonnaise has become the mother of all condiments in the States. A tomato sandwich just isn’t a sandwich without mayo, …

French Gibbons, The Number 5, and some peas

We begin anew….<p>April marks the start of our fifth year at the reins of the madly careening ride that is <b>Plate Fodder</b>. I feel like my somewhat …

The Potting Shed

In search of my mother’s garden, I found my own. <br>Alice Walker<p>We’re a little off topic here today. So, if you were looking for a recipe, a witty …

Garden Project 2014 – The Creep

<i>baaaa – Dum</i><p><i>Baa – Dum</i><p><i>bum bum bum bum</i><p>A couple of years ago I bought some long forgotten native plant (<i>I don’t remember what it was… it died</i>) from my …

Garden Project 2014 – The Unconsoled

For all the planning, prepping, and planting done last year, the 2013 Garden Project was a bust. The cooler than normal – wetter than normal – …

Hydra – Flummoxed

See this?<br>This is a <b>BLUE</b> lace cap hydrangea. I know it’s blue because it was probably the first thing I planted 5 years ago when I started landscaping …

The Weekly Wildflower – Sessileleaf Bellwort

Generally speaking, any plant with the word “<i>wort</i>” in it’s name, was once considered a food or medicinal plant – even if the reasons for the …

The Weekly Wildflower – Hawkweed ~ Rattlesnake Weed

Say hello to <i>Hawkweed</i> or <i>Rattlesnake Weed</i>. Known in many circles as an invasive weed because the plant <i>does</i> introduce toxins into the soil that will …