Archive for December, 2012


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Our Winter Garden

We’re still harvesting salad greens, kale and leeks from the garden. And onions, garlic and carrots for next year are already in the ground and showing their little green heads. It’s quite usual to plant garlic the autumn before the year of harvest. But onions and carrots a winter in advance is new for me. […]


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Walking through Amersfoort

Our Saint Nicholas present to ourselves is a book called “Nature in the Netherlands,” complete with several walks and bicycle rides. The author tells about the aspects of nature you can find in certain natural areas, such as coastal dunes, river clay, wetlands and limestone. Our first walk took us through a city, which is […]