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If you’ve walked through our garden the last couple years you have no doubt seen the playground bouncy animals located at the top of the garden nearest the restaurant. Those are on loan from Old Town Salvage, a terrific local business that dismantles old buildings and salvages the materials for reuse. One of the largest

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In one word, sunflowers. We are often asked how we keep squirrels out of the garden. We don’t, instead we distract them. We have found that they absolutely love sunflowers, as do many visiting bids, bees and other insects. Sunflowers are located all around our garden perimeter and periodically throughout the garden. They are terrific

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Throughout the garden there are many upside down glass bottles. What are they for? The bottles in our garden are covering rebar which is inserted into the ground to prevent our garden staff from inadvertently dragging a watering hose across plants. Rebar alone would present a hazard, so the glass bottles provide a decorative way

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July is when harvesting time really starts to take off in our on-site garden. We are so excited to see tomatoes ripening, pole beans covering our archways, cucumber vines loaded down and squash blossoms buzzing with bees. As many of you wander through the garden you’ve noticed that we often grown unusual varieties of common

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As promised, here is the recipe for the Shortbread to accompany the Strawberry Rhubarb Salad from the most recent post, or it could go with another salad of your choice, or just have it as a snack! Salted Lavender Honey Shortbread Ingredients: 7 1/2 oz All Purpose Flour 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch 1/3 cup Granulated Sugar

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This season the Mountain Xpress, our local paper, has added a new series to the Farm/Garden section in which they ask a local grower five questions pertaining to their work. The series covers many types of projects such as: community gardens, herb gardens, and… us! Sunny Point Café garden was featured in this new series.

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