Ordinary Magic

Purple Columbine
Purple Columbine

Overnight the petticoated fairy flower, also known as Columbine opens her skirt and floats the morning dew drops that will not drop while I watch.

 

Petticoated Fairy Flower
Petticoated Fairy Flower

Laying down on the job, into the soil Michele pokes the tiny green blades that will become giant golden orbs of savory sweet onions.

Michele
Michele

 

Giant Golden Orbs of Savory Sweet Onions
Giant Golden Orbs of Savory Sweet Onions

I heard from an old English auntie I knew while living in Bedford, Massachusetts that it will be an abundant year in the garden if we are eating peas on the fourth of July. These peas must have read the memo as they scamper up their trellis.

Snap Peas
Snap Peas
Snap Peas
Snap Peas

In the farm stand now: Sweet Green Salad & Eggs

Sweet Green Salad
Sweet Green Salad

 

Thank you for spending your food dollars at your local farm stand. It matters a lot to all of us.

 

Blue Columbine
Blue Columbine

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