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Just Now in the Garden

Magnolias aren’t known to thrive this far north, but this one didn’t get the memo. We’re thrilled to see her blossom every spring. After a rain or a light wind, the lawn underneath is carpeted with petals. For a while … Continue reading

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The Colors of Spring

We’ve been plotting and potting and preparing and planting throughout the last several weeks, eager to get the dark browns and greys out of our visual colour palette all the while searching for signs of life. In that way, the … Continue reading

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Throwback in Time

Years back when this historic property was rescued from the passage of time, tangles of brambles & overgrown weeds, the original garden plat was discovered. The landscape design featured long perennial borders, knot garden parterres & terraced lawns for the … Continue reading

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What’s Gonna Be Growing

The winds may be howling and the snow may blow for several more weeks, but vegetable & produce seeds are in hand and plans for our 20th Anniversary Season garden are fully underway. We stare at this list and imagine … Continue reading

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Scallops: The Lead & Supporting Cast

We’re rapidly approaching mid-summer with high expectations for garden yields of tomatoes, Roma beans, cucumbers, summer squash and more. But we can’t ignore the contributions that our supporting cast of garden produce have made to one of our most talented … Continue reading

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Garden Dinner FAQs

A lovely couple staying at the inn came down to the vegetable garden this morning to see “Kingsbrae [F]Arms where we’ve been getting the salad greens, radishes, pea shoots, turnips and tat soi blossoms they’ve been eating during their stay. … Continue reading

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Spring Comes to Kingsbrae [F]Arms

Despite the snow drifts of such immense proportion this season that they defied measure, spring is only about one week behind last year. As the last of the snow ebbs, tulips, daffodils and crocus waste no time piercing the soil.  … Continue reading

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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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Beat the snow

If you’re looking for something to get you through the next blizzard [or the one after that for that matter] check out this Parmigiana recipe from the New York Times: http://nyti.ms/1CjJiye It is infinitely adaptable and can be made with … 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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