About: Christy Wilhelmi

I'm the author of Gardening For Geeks and founder of Gardenerd (gardenerd.com), where I publish monthly newsletters, weekly blog posts, and podcasts. I also specialize in small-space, organic vegetable garden design and consulting. Between 70 and 80 percent of my family’s produce comes from our garden of less than 200 square feet. I live in Los Angeles with my husband, some chickens, and two gardens.

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Edible Gardening in the Renaissance

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What grew in the Renaissance garden? Many familiar favorites, from cabbage to strawberries. More»

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      7 swords, 7 sorrows, 7 tragic events related to Christ’s life and death.

      Today is the Feast of the Virgin of Sorrows, and in this illumination we see the seven events in Christ’s life that brought Mary her sorrow.

      The Seven Sorrows of the Virgin, about 1525 - 1530, Simon Bening. J. Paul Getty Museum.

      09/15/14

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