Monthly Archives: October 2012

Thanks for Reading!

A big Thank You to Peter at The Outlaw Gardener for nominating The Blonde Gardener for The Sunshine Award. The Sunshine Award is given by fellow bloggers to encourage us to write and share our passions on our blog.  As a new blogger, I am … Continue reading

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Plentiful Pepper Plan–Part 3

As day turns into evening, we find the blonde gardener still in a plethora of peppers….. As I’m staring at all those pretty peppers, I remembered a recipe I wanted to try that called for roasted peppers and wondered if I … Continue reading

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Adventures with Peppers–Part 2

As the story continues, we find the blonde gardener up to her elbows in peppers… So now I have all these peppers (they are sweet bell peppers, by the way) on the counter.  The pepper onion relish calls for 6 … Continue reading

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What to do with all those peppers–Part 1

The plan was to grow enough peppers to make this pepper onion relish I ate my weight in last summer. The plan was to have them ripen gradually throughout the summer so I could make this at my leisure. The plan was to stroll out … Continue reading

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Who Cut the Coleus?

I cut the coleus. . I had to.  I had been holding back.  Timing is everything. But I couldn’t hold back any longer. So, right there in the backyard, I cut the coleus. I also cut the sweet potato vine … Continue reading

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I told my Garden it was Fall….

But it begged me to let it grow just a few more weeks. “Well,”  I said in my sensible mother voice, “the first frost is coming soon and I need to get you ready for winter.” “But look, I’m still growing tomatoes,”  … Continue reading

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