Fruiting trees offer such a wonderful way to reclaim and rebuild the fertility of our urban yards–if all goes well, one planting will provide sweet food for years to come. This weekend we planted our newest fruit tree, a little four-way Asian pear. Four varieties are grafted onto one tree. The varieties cross-pollinate one another, [...]
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March 30th, 2009 · 3 Comments
February 28th, 2009 · 6 Comments
We’re sprout eaters. Tom heaps alfalfa and clover sprouts onto his lunch sandwich, and I love to sprinkle them on salads, or nibble them as fresh tasty snacks. That’s why I’m rather embarrassed to admit that until last year, we bought most of our sprouts from the store. Those containers-full of green goodness are expensive, [...]