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I had a beautiful weekend. No, seriously, it was a visual treat. I spent part of Saturday at the Hermitage Museum & Gardens. I’d never been before and only walked a small bit of the grounds, but what I saw … Continue reading

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State of the Garden, Early Fall

I find that I have much more produce in the fall than in the summer, no matter when I put my veggies in. The four hardiest items in the garden at present are the rainbow chard which has produced for … Continue reading

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My hometown: St. Lucia

Yes, I was born in New York. But I was raised, in part, in St. Lucia. My mom is Lucian and we lived there till I was about 6. I spent every summer after that visiting, until I was a … Continue reading

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State of the Garden, Late October

Squash production has slowed way down, but I still see a lot of fruit on the vines. I hope they will be mature enough to harvest before our first frost. I think the biggest issue is that the vines have … Continue reading

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Lynnhaven River Now Fall Fest

Saturday was the second annual Lynnhaven River Now Fall Fest, and I was there! There were tons of people this year, probably¬†due to the location. It was held at the newly acquired Pleasure House Point. There was pedicab service because … Continue reading

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