Operation: Ladybug

August 13, 2010

For some reason, aphids love yard-long beans. No, I don’t know why. All I know is that my yard-long beans are covered with ’em. Yuk. A massive aphid-and-ant invasion. Guess the compost pile was no longer enough for the ants …. If that weren’t enough, the quantity of honeydew the aphids are secreting is attracting […]


MISSION CRITICAL: Temple Garden Chowder

June 29, 2010

One of the downsides to taking a three-day vacation when you’ve got a CSA … OMG, what do you do with all the food when you get back? I’m glad it’s been June-Gloomy today, because this would NOT have been made in hot weather. But it successfully used up a whole pile of veggies I […]