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  • Happy New Year from Garden Betty
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    Happy New Year from Garden Betty

    Hello, friends! It’s been a few weeks, but I have to say I really enjoyed my long holiday hiatus from blogging (and my laptop in general — I think I’ve opened it…

  • Introducing the Garden Betty shop
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    Introducing the Garden Betty Shop!

    By now you’re probably inundated with all kinds of gift guides for gardeners, co-workers, kids, and various people who are hard to shop for, so know that this isn’t just another gift…

  • Less than a month left
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    Less Than a Month Left

    We’re knee-deep in boxes, tape, and bubble wrap around here, and though we technically still have a month left of our current lease, our moving pods come in a couple of weeks —…

  • Freshly canned balsamic fig jam with black peppercorn
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    Five Things Friday

    The five little things that made my week… 1. If you’re a canner, you know that little pop! of your lids sealing after coming out of their boiling water bath is music…

  • Mystery vegetables from volunteer plants
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    Five Things Friday

    The five little things that made my week… 1. I haven’t been as vigilant with the garden as I usually am, which means loads of volunteer plants and lots of mystery vegetables…

  • Collecting calendula seeds and fresh eggs from the garden
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    Five Things Friday

    The five little things that made my week… 1. Collecting calendula seeds and fresh eggs from the garden. One of the new hens has started laying those beautiful brown eggs, but as…

  • Tumalo Falls in Bend, Oregon
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    The five little things that made my week… 1. After a handful of trips to Bend, Oregon, these last few years, we finally made it to Tumalo Falls! Not a bad way…