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Rain Day Indoor Activities

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Whenever Oscar comes in from the rain he immediately runs upstairs and voraciously scratches and bites at the carpet in my office. I love the sound. After walking in the rain for an hour today, all this wet dog wanted to do was snuggle. But since he also smelled like wet dog I tried to […]

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Living Salad Bowl


What I’m most excited about in our garden this year is our tub of salad greens – a living salad bowl. I wake up every morning and peek out the window to make sure its survived a night of critterdom. Kensington Market has an incredible selection of herb and vegetable seedlings at great prices. They’re […]

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Urban Gardening – Coexisting with He Who Scratches With His Hands


  Our garden feels like a small victory. Although we don’t have any yard at all, just a narrow cement walkway to our front door, we are host to heavenly blue morning glories, lilacs, lavender, two rose bushes (yellow Julia Child, and pink Sexy Rexy), our favorite herbs, and various other edible and non edible […]

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