Best Food Reading for 06/09/2017

How to Cook with Garlic Scapes – Bon Appétit | Bon Appetit “Perhaps you’ve been seeing wild-looking tangles of garlic scapes at your local farmers’ market. These thin, curly, vibrantly green stalks come into season in the late spring and early summer, when they’re often sold by the bunch. Garlic…

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General Reading for 04/23/2017 – Hummingbird & Gardening Edition

Parks Brothers Plants that Attract Butterflies & Hummingbirds | Parks Brothers Greenhouses “This first list is a list of annual plants that attract butterflies and hummingbirds.  Annuals are plants that not cold hardy and will have to be replaced every year (that is they will not come back next year).”…

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2017 Adirondack Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden

I just planted two of the perennials that will go into my Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden, US zip code 12927. The Phlox paniculata Blue Paradise and Salvia x sylvestris May Night were both bare root plants so they could go in now in late April. The other plants in the…

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General Reading for 04/14/2016

Attracting Hummingbirds “One good way to enjoy the company of hummingbirds is planting a hummingbird garden. In addition to providing them a natural diet, a hummer garden is an excellent way to attract birds to your nearby feeder: since hummingbirds feed by sight on regularly-followed routes – called traplining –…

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Best Food Reading for 03/11/2016

Why Mustard is the King of Condiments | Lucky Peach “I could say that this belief stems from tradition, but that would be skirting the truth, which is this: Mustard is the king of condiments. It is alpha and omega, sun and moon; kimchi and ketchup wash its feet and…

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Best Food Reading for 12/07/2015

Urban Farms: The New Frontier for Female Farmers – Modern Farmer “Vanessa Hanel is a twenty-nine year old female farmer living in the heart of grain-and-cattle country in Calgary, Alberta. Hanel didn’t grow up on a farm, but developed a passion for agriculture in her early twenties. After sowing her…

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General Reading for 12/06/2015

Apple and IBM made a brilliant new move to infiltrate large businesses – Yahoo Finance UK “Ultimately, this move will help Apple move deeper into the enterprise by grabbing the attention of corporate developers. They tend to gravitate toward languages that work well on servers, like the ones championed by…

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Best Food Reading for 09/24/2015

The Truth About Cast Iron Pans: 7 Myths That Need To Go Away | Serious Eats “But there’s also a mysterious, myth-packed lore when it comes to cast iron pans. On the one hand there’s the folks who claim you’ve got to treat your cast iron cookware like a delicate…

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What I’m Reading on 05/03/2015

Pruning Clematis | Fine Gardening “When confronted with a tangle of spindly clematis vines to prune, many gardeners get no further than scratching their heads and wondering where to begin. The confusion is most likely caused by the specific pruning needs of the many species and varieties. Some clematis vines…

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What I’m Reading on 09/19/2014

All Points North – Growing a Great Garden in the Adirondacks “Growing a garden in the Adirondacks can be challenging, but it does not have to be if you take the proper steps before laying your seeds in the ground.” tags: bs adirondacks gardens Adirondack Museum | Adirondack Journal —…

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