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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Summer Weeds & Reads

This is what happens when you are not merciless in the garden.  You end up with the volunteers competing with what you’ve planted. Volunteers are plants that come up on their own from seeds dropped the previous year.  For a long time we’ve had volunteer cilantro, dill, and tomatillo plants.  This year is the first [...]

Summer is here!

Summer is here!  And with it comes salads, salads and more salads.  We’ve been putting chopped volunteers, of fennel, dill and cilantro, in with lettuce.  The arugula is miserable looking – flea beetles make lace of it, but there are still a few leaves to add to the bowl.  Plus plenty of scallions. Dinner is [...]