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Growing Food

I love growing food. Love. It.  There is nothing that gives me more pleasure than seeing the food I have grown, grace our plates at meal time.  And while this time of year requires a lot of physical demand (Who needs … Continue reading

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August Action

There has been a lot of action of late in our gardens.  It is truly at its peak, and despite the near 100-degree temperatures this week, we find ourselves entwined in vines of all sorts, harvesting all this fabulous veg. … Continue reading

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First Harvest

Yesterday was a big day for our school garden project.  The garden was bursting with vegetation, so we decided it would make the perfect day for our first official harvest of the season!  We were able to glean lettuce, Swiss … Continue reading

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In Gratitude

This Monday morning I am grateful for… ~a wonderful vacation to the Northwoods of Wisconsin.  (Lots more to come in tomorrow’s post.) ~those family members and close friends who pitched in to help keep the Fagan suburban homestead running in … Continue reading

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School Garden Update: First Week of July

It dawned on me the other day that I haven’t given you a proper update on the school garden at my daughters’ school, The Cathedral of St. Peter School, since May.  What a travesty I tell you!  So, slip into your … Continue reading

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Kicking Things Off

It’s official.  The school garden at The Cathedral of St. Peter School is fully under way!  Sunday afternoon, we hosted a School Garden Kick-Off Festival where students and their families were able to peruse the garden space, take a look … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground

After much anticipation, last week we began work on our school garden!  Today I am thrilled to take you on a quick tour of our progress thus far.  So strap on your garden boots, here we go… We have a … Continue reading

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