Annabelle hydrangea (native) — soon those mopheads will turn beautifully cool and white. Annabelles have a tendency to flop, esp. when it rains and those mopheads get heavy, so you may want to stake yours, or plant them in clumps of threes to support each other.

I use this support (also what I use for my peonies), and I like that it’s attractive enough to leave up year-round; it provides some nice winter interest. I think this year, I might try winding fairy lights through it:…/jardin-bird…/39-521.html

Vegan Now a Project We Love

Hey, isn’t this lovely? Kickstarter has chosen Vegan Serendib as a “Project We Love.” I get a badge and everything. 🙂 Congrats, little Kickstarter project!

We’re up to $1741 of the $2500 funding goal, so getting close! To pledge (and get books at a discount), go here:…/vegan-serendib-a-sri…

Speaking of discounts, I have a special treat to announce for today — Feast has been out for more than a year now, and with Vegan getting close to done, it felt like it was time — we’re dropping the price on A Feast of Serendib! $5 off on all editions — hardcover, paperback, and ebook. I’m not sure how long we’ll keep that sale price up — at least through the end of the Kickstarter, so through the end of June. So if you’re looking for a non-vegan Sri Lankan cookbook, I got you. 🙂

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