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About againstthewindnursery2

Gardeners and farmers. We grow a variety of crops including cutting flowers, blueberries, lavender, squash and we raise turkeys.

the 5th season…

I recently read an article where this time of year was referred to as the “5th season”, a term that I liked a lot.  The article was about plants – mostly ground covers, flowers, shrubs, grasses – that are for … Continue reading

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shaking things up…

Shaking things up…in the new year. With the closure of our small nursery in 2015 we opened up some time and space for exploring a new crop at Against the Wind Farm & Gardens. In 2016 we planted and nurtured … Continue reading

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What about the tortillas? Part 1

I have a great fondness for Mexican food, and over the years have repeatedly attempted to prepare dishes that have been favorites since my first trip to Mexico. Pozole, mole, tamales, salsa verde, squash blossom quesadillas, guacamole, and cactus salad … Continue reading

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a walk through the gardens…

I am an early riser. Up with the first sign of light in the sky, window wide open, birdsong signaling the beginning of a new day. I revel in this time of the year – wrapped in fresh, cool morning … Continue reading

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