Tag Archives: Harvest

Blueberries

Blueberries hang like fat little ornaments on the bright green shrubs reminding me of Christmas after 48 years of gathering sleighs & bells & angels each with a story It is a good thing they do not ripen all at … Continue reading

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Tomato`Time

The spring garden has all gone to seed the garden boxes where row`on`row of potatoes greened and blossomed where peas climbed up the tall trellises And the cauliflower sheltered their heads with elephant`ear leaves beside the bolted spinach beside the … Continue reading

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The Cherry Tree

The heat tells on the trees Their leaves droop even as the fruit goes yellow to orange to red the sugar rising slowly All that one can do is deep`water the roots The trees soak it all up over`night At … Continue reading

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Climate`Change

The new potatoes sit like green turtles in their mile`long rows late this year for flooded fields well into spring The farmers anxious about their harvest While corn which should be knee`high by the Fourth of July is barely five … Continue reading

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