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"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

Even though I do not know where we will be next year I transplanted four Jerusalem artichokes, also known as Sunchokes from Aunt Donna’s garden.  They are delicious and easy to grow.  They are easy to transplant and are perennial.  Perennials are the back bone of a garden.  Even if annuals get wiped out during …

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It is time to preserve rhubarb, that delicious late spring necessity, that wonderful tangy addition to pie and toast and sauce.  That perennial that just keeps on giving each and every year.  I need to get a plant.  My new ones didn’t survive the harsh winter but my Great Aunt Donna’s fabulously established ones did!  …

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