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Who Needs Flowers?

July 25th, 2012

Who needs flowers when you can have a vase of beet greens? I’ve been harvesting some of my golden beets recently and we’ve been enjoying them roasted. Since we eat the beet greens, I put them in a vase with some water to keep them fresh until the next morning. They get sautéed with garlic and onions, with eggs poached on top.


That’s one of the things I love about beets, you can eat the roots and the leaves. It always makes me feel like I’m getting a lot bang for garden space when I grow beets! It’s like a double harvest.

Do you grow beets? Do you eat the greens?

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.

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