Articles by Amy Magnus :: Page 13

  • BLOG-The Uncut Cloth

    Embroidered Scripture "Be Still"

    Life is like a bolt of fabric full of possibility.

  • BLOG-And The Beet Goes On

    beets, radish, spinach, and zucchini

    Beets are amazingly resilient plants, and they are a wonderful medium for combining cooking and gardening skills.

  • BLOG-Iris, the Goddesses’ Rainbow

    Iris virginica

    I had a marvelous opportunity this week to attend the dedication of the new Iris Garden at Cox Arboretum. A couple of weeks prior, volunteer coordinator Janet Metter asked if I could help hand out programs and snap pictures at Wednesday’s ceremony. I’m so glad I said yes.

  • BLOG-The Indulgence

    theIndulgence

    In a stunning turn of events, I offer my daughter collard greens… and she eats them.

  • BLOG-What’s at Stake

    beanPeaStarts

    In vegetable gardening, an early investment in infrastructure pays off at harvest.

  • Happy Cinco de Mayo

    fishTacos

    One of my favorite meals is fish tacos. For Breakfast!

  • BLOG-Going Native

    fosterForests

    From 10am to 2pm today Saturday 28 April, Cox Arboretum is holding its annual Wildflower and Native Plant Sale, and I must recommend it.

  • BLOG-Salad Days

    asparagusSpears

    Salads are at their crispest, sweetest peak, and my family enjoys renewing our senses to the tasty, satisfying crunch of spring vegetables.

  • BLOG-Where the Townies Gather

    walnutStreet

    As we sat down to this year’s first meal at the Corner Cone, the look on my daughter’s face summed it all up perfectly: the sweet anticipation of a whole new season.

  • BLOG-Enemy Mine

    enemyMine

    Know your enemy and be vigilant. For Lent, I resolve to rid my property of honeysuckle.