Monthly Archives: March 2014

English Peas

For many of us, English Peas, Snow Peas and Sugar Snap Peas are the sweet, sweet taste of spring. Planted as soon as the ground can be worked, these little beauties grow like mad and taste so good they barely … Continue reading

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C’mon, Spring, c’mon!

Sunny, mild days are making our hands itch to get out in the garden but a little snowstorm heading toward the Ohio River Valley reminds us that it’s still March. Still, we take the opportunity to prune a little here … Continue reading

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First Day of Spring

The Vernal Equinox has finally arrived so today the amount of daylight is equal to the amount of darkness…or something like that. More importantly, it means spring is here. We may still have some cold temperatures and perhaps even snow … Continue reading

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Snowy Cardinal

It’s been an interesting winter here in the Ohio River Valley. Interesting. Lots of snow. And lots of snow shoveling. Multiple days of sub-zero temperatures. More ice on the Ohio River than we’ve seen since the late 70′s. And did … Continue reading

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Springtime in Kandahar

Spring in the Kandahar region of Afghanistan. Ultra blue skies. Mountains stabbing up from the desert floor like the jagged bones of some ancient behemoth. Soon enough the waterways will slow to a trickle and a layer of talcum-like dust … Continue reading

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