Category Gardening

Avocado Race

I’ve frequently and shamelessly employed the cliche “Sage is growing like a weed.” Well, now I’ll have to modify it slightly to “Sage is growing like an avocado tree.” I’d planted an avocado seed a few weeks ago, unable to throw such a huge and promising seed into the compost. The little guy took off […]

The Mid-Winter Citrus Harvest

Our freakish sojourn in the world of global warming has ended–at least temporarily–and the first major cold snap of the winter is upon us. That didn’t stop our citrus tree from yielding a miniature mid-winter harvest, though. When I’d purchased it almost 10 years ago, I bought it as an “orange tree.” This name can […]