Monthly Archives: August 2013

TomAto, tomaHto..

You say tomAto, I say tomaHto…..as the song goes.  August in the Berkshire has been so heavenly with very cool nights….not totally conducive to yummy tomatoes! Flavorful heirloom tomatoes with their wonky looks, sweet fragrance and exceptional flavor are filling … Continue reading

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Rainbow boxes

Zinnias are the essence of August with their non-stop blossoms and bright Crayola colors.  Perfect for sparking rainbow boxes of color. Last week’s eggplants have given way to six drinking cups, each filled with water nestled in the Duryea’s Satin … Continue reading

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Asian dreams

While maybe not the most obvious source of ideas for floral designs, Asian supermarkets have wondrous vegetables not only to eat but to use for designing!  How about the arching Chinese okra above? Indian Karela (Momordica charantia) is a variety … Continue reading

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