Category Archives: summer

Glorious Summer

I am an ungainly peasant, bent over, yanking out roots of life’s green impulse. Even as the weeds go limp they send out the freshest breath. I apologize to them for my human-centric approach. I may be impressed by morning … Continue reading

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Sure Feels Like Summer

June on Bit of Earth Farm. Continue reading

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August Idyll

Too hot to weed. So I’m not. Continue reading

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Good Gardening Intentions Not So Evident

I mistake watermelon radish sprouts for weeds and pull them all out. The row I replanted, thinking the beets didn’t germinate, now contains both beets and arugula. Volunteer tomatillo plants plague me. Continue reading

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Summer Scenes From The Farm

Everything is growing, including new Jersey calf Clovis. Continue reading

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