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“It’s a Long Long Time From May to December”

         “Maypole” Columnar Apple Tree in Bloom on the Rooftop Garden 124 Merton Street in May 2011            The song , “It’s a long, long time from May to December”, chronicles the stages of love, womanhood and relationships. In retrospect the “Malus Maypole’s” journey … Continue reading

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Tomato Panic or Red Alert [or yellow, purple, white, pink or maybe, striped alert]

Last week I had a tomato panic. I found out that Doris Giardino, who grew my beautiful heritage tomato seedlings for my www.124merton.com rooftop garden, was not growing them again this year. What would become of the annual tomato tasting? … Continue reading

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Tomato tasting : This Clint Eastwood is a dud not a dude

 The invitation read There are many words to describe the taste of wines, but we invite you to conquer new frontiers with words to describe the taste of Tomatoes. You are invited to attend our Tomato Tasting where we will … Continue reading

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In our climate, a 2nd crop of cucumbers?

TodayI planted Japanese cucumbers in peat pots. When the first crop of cucumbers on the 124 Merton rooftop  garden have yellowed vines and are  finished I will transplant these. The packet says 65 days . Will I be able to get a 2nd crop?

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