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Récoltes et Gratitudes

10 septembre 2015 jeudi 84 degrees, Partly Sunny 5 mph, NNW wind Harvests and Gratitudes. The jardin late summer has been bountiful, with heirloom summer squashes, cucumbers, beans, eggplants, melons, and peppers continuing to bear throughout the summer months. Intermittent … Continue reading

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Joyeux Printemps, 45th Annual Fort de Chartres June Rendezvous

2 juin 2015 mardi 62 degrees, Cloudy 4 mph, ENE wind “Happy Spring!” This recent salutation from a friend is a fitting seasonal greeting and one to be shared with all. It is indeed spring in the Illinois country, running … Continue reading

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Le jardin février

dimanche 1 février 2015 41°F, Cloudy 11 mph, WNW As the winter days march onward and Le Fete des Roi, the Feast of the King-Twelfth Night is now past, Mardi Gras hovers on the doorstep, soon to herald the start … Continue reading

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Jardin Potager Weekend, Février 2012

As winter continues its journey, dreams of the upcoming garden season are quickly becoming reality.  Jardin seeds collected throughout the previous growing season are catalogued and set aside, ready for planting as the temperatures begin their steady rise.  New seed … Continue reading

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Novembre

Wednesday, 23 November 50  Degrees F Mist and Clouds, Slight Wind WNW Time, like the cool wind and rains moving along the valley, marks the swift change from autumn to winter. The jardin has fallen into a slumber, with the … Continue reading

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