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Our typical weekend does not usually begin with elbowing our way through thousands of people, in search of both ammunition and a little house-protector in the form of a 20 gauge shotgun, but today, unfortunately, it did. –Let me just take a moment right here to emphasize that gardening and cooking are not the sum […]

Chatty Cathys

I love my pitcher plants.  Not only are they very good at denuding the local insect population, but they’re just amusing to look at.   See?  They look like a group of little old ladies sitting around having a good gossip.  Myrtle (left) has just told a particularly racy joke to Gladys (right).   Hester, […]

Eat You Up, Yum

I’ve been in love with pitcher plants since we came across a log-potted growth of them at Bok Tower Gardens a few years ago.  I bought two earlier this summer to place on the back patio, partly to see if they’d make a dent in the insect population, but mainly because they’re just gorgeous.   […]