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Perennial Flower Profile – Lupine

May 29th, 2009 · 6 Comments

My fiancncé brought home some flower seeds a few years back and Lupine was one of them.  I was happy with the germination percentage and gave it a shot in the ground to see what happens.  We were very into settling on perrenials and giving them space in the flower garden.  The lupine did not [...]

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Autumn Olive Berry Reduction

November 20th, 2007 · 5 Comments

A few weeks ago I went on a foraging walk with the “Wildman” Steve Brill. He showed the group a tree with edible berries and I knew right away I had seen them before, loads of them. So long story short, I had a wild harvest of probably about 15-20 lbs. of berries. [...]

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Wildman Steve Brill’s “Into the Wild” Adventure

November 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Last Sunday, Jen and I went on a nature walk with the “Wildman” Steve Brill. The premise of his walks is to learn about foraging for edible plants in the wild. He is a quirky man with loads of information about nature and local plants. He made music from his mouth by [...]

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