Entries by Emily Cates

GARDEN WORKS: ‘Tis the season for applesauce

As the cool nights awaken to crisp, breezy days, the smell of cooking applesauce fills the kitchen. That’s what this article is about, making applesauce! Many thanks to Roberta Bailey for teaching me how a while ago. I’ll share with you all a few hints if you’d like: There’s no fancy recipe or anything. Simply […]

GARDEN WORKS: Could this be an answer to a free, locally-available source of nutrients for your garden?

GARDEN WORKS by Emily Cates Every now and then a reader makes a suggestion for these garden articles, and I always welcome ideas and discussion- even criticism. The other day, though, someone brought something to my attention that I believe we should look closely at and really consider. If anything, I think we should at […]

GARDEN WORKS: When rain is your friend

GARDEN WORKS by  Emily Cates Thank heaven for the rain! As I awoke this morning to the thunderous sound of raindrops pounding the ground, I thought what a relief it was to have a day where I would not feel so bad for staying inside. While the freshly-planted trees and shrubs from last week’s Fedco […]