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Natomas' Bill Bird, author of Sacramento Vegetable Gardening, fights off end-of-summer blues with winter soup:
"While we still enjoy the occasional tomato or two, the bushel harvests are a distant memory. I'm sad to see those days end. I'm never ready for the end of summer-gardening season. Although there are things to plant in fall and spring, nothing offers the diversity of produce that springs from a summer garden. What is a gardener to do, then, when the sudden urge for an ear of heirloom corn or a single pole bean comes on strong in the dead of winter? My friends, we are prepared!"
Read more including Bird's recipe for winter soup at: http://sacramentogardening.blogspot.com