Monthly Archives: January 2018

Winter Staple: Squash!

Northeastern Native Americans grew pumpkins and other squashes; they roasted or boiled them, and, at times, preserved the flesh as conserves in syrup. New England settlers were not impressed by the Native Americans’ squash until they had to survive the … Continue reading

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Home-grown Peppers in December!

My peppers had a slow start in the community garden this year. Too much rain. When frost was threatening, and they were in flower, I dug this plant up and brought it inside. Peppers love sun and my window only … Continue reading

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