Winter Fever

Basil seeds soaking--the first sign of spring in the Hamilton-McVicker household.

Spring fever … has come a little early this year. Of course, now that we’ve moved a frost zone further South, winter was a bit long in coming, too. So long that I was tempted to stretch the season by…

Christmas Cabbages

Just about ready for harvest.

Christmas in Carolina means walking out into the vegetable patch after four days of mist and rain and returning fifteen minutes later with a fresh salad of mixed lettuces, radishes, and arugula for lunch. Look how yum… … and that wasn’t…