Cozy Greens

One of our favorite winter traditions is picking fresh greens from our garden to go with our New Year's dinner. These simple cold frames make it possible...(read more)

Grilled Chicken and Avocado Salad

Here's an incredibly simple summer dish that won't heat up your kitchen, or tie up a precious summer day!

Summer Garden

This informal, west-facing garden gets the full benefit of these longer late spring/early summer days.

New Life for an Old Planter

It's finally gardening season here at the cabin! Here's a great springtime project documented here last spring... Don't have room for a traditional garden? Want to conserve water? Away from home often? Try a sub-irrigated planter! Sub irrigated planters have a water reservoir beneath the soil level that is fed from the top, using a …

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Garden House

My own photo, taken at Goddard College in Plainfield, VT.

Growing garlic in your cabin garden

Our cabin came with a well situated, already fenced and amended organic garden, which we have done our best to plant and improve upon each summer. Over the years we have planted many varieties of veggies, and two stand out as the easiest to grow by far: Wild Italian "Sylvetta" arugula (which now forms an actual hedge along the …

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