Browsing Archive: April, 2012

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Posted by Deborah Tompkins on Thursday, April 26, 2012, In : Catering 
A couple months ago we planted seeds in our kitchen garden. We wanted to take advantage of great southern exposure and try our hand at growing some of the herbs and vegetables we use in our recipes.  We were off to a very slow start and, admittedly, were discouraged for a while. But we've now harvested radishes, dill and blossoms have finally appeared on our cherry tomato plants.
Not quite self-sufficient but we're proud, just the same.

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Adding to the Streetscape

Posted by Deborah Tompkins on Thursday, April 5, 2012, In : downtown 
Our Little Free Library got some much-deserved attention this week. In addition to The Spec article below, a photographer from the photo collage tabloid, 'Snap', was by to shoot it as well. We may be the first in town but word's getting out. I doubt will be the only ones with a Little Library box for long.
I have to say, I was a bit surprised at the writer's angle.  She seemed particularly perplexed that we would trust to display anything 'free' or attractive outdoors in our neighbourhood. For...
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