Category Archives: Our garden

What’s happening in our garden

2015 Kingsbrae [F]Arms Crops

This last blizzard day kitchen sink pizza got us thinking about our garden and greenhouse crops for the coming season. Maybe it was the thick armor of onions and their golden caramelized finish we craved—or sinking our teeth into the … Continue reading

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Chowder Reconsidered

With all the early winter horrors or news of it upon us, we yearn for comforting nourishment. Chowder comes to mind. We’ve got an arsenal of tried and true recipes, but have been really impressed with substituting chickpea or “gram” … Continue reading

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So what’s in the bowl?

We chose our salad greens [and reds and magenta’s and ruby’s and copper’s]  for taste, color & texture. Starting at the greenhouse, there’s lots of cruciferous fireworks with arugula, tat soi & mizuna. Magenta spreen is a favorite and just … Continue reading

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The Most Normal Extraordinary Things

Something extraordinary happens at this time of the year when comments are made about summer being already half over. And yet in the garden we feel like we’ve only just begun. Dalton, our stalwart master gardener [he studies plant biology … Continue reading

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Tiny things

All these tiny things keep coming in from the garden. Is it wrong to pick them before they mature? Naw! We love them now.

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Preparing and Planting

As sure as spring the crocus [croci?] return every year right where we left them. They multiply in their cozy clumps. They’re a sure sign that our garden beds are ready to work. Another sure sign is the welcome emergence … Continue reading

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Canada’s First Seaside Resort

Recall the days when steamships plied the waters directly from Boston and Portland; when well-appointed Canadian Pacific Railroad Pullman cars came from Ottawa and Montreal—their passengers seeking the beauty of a peninsula surrounded by mountainous island ranges in the Atlantic … Continue reading

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2014 Crops

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Winter Garden Notes

Today ice grips all that is not indoors, which means our stack of seed catalogs are safe. Time to think about the summer garden and plan. Right now we’re thinking about the 200 heads of garlic  tucked safely underground and … Continue reading

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Mysteries of Kingsbrae Arms Solved

By The Hotel Detective on Forbes.com

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