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What Was New In The Garden – summer 2018

I planted two new tomato varieties this past spring; San Marzano and Brad’s Atomic Grape (because Baker Creek was pushing them and they looked cool). The San Marzano tomatoes grew well, we had plenty of hot dry weather. Do they … Continue reading

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Summer Garden, Winding Down

This years irregular weather has provided a challenging garden season and pushed us to some creative solutions. We put tents made of cloth covered hardware cloth over the pots of mint and used window shade cloth to not only cover … Continue reading

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Being Rid of Squash Bugs

Prevention is the key. You must start in the fall – that said I am starting in June. What can I say. If you start in the fall (and I will this fall for sure) it gets things off to … Continue reading

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A Garden Update

It’s May and finally there is warm weather. It has been a cool, dry, windy, cloudy spring. Things were trying to green up but it was taking a lot of effort. Then it rained. It rained over three inches in … Continue reading

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April Starts Cold

Every year in a garden is different and this year is no different in that. It has been a cold dry windy winter. Plantings are several weeks later than the last few years but it will all come together one … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

THIS is what I wait for, what announces Spring, this. These bright yellow jonquils say Spring to me more than anything else. Combined with a few rains, the first croak of tree frogs and a hint of green in the … Continue reading

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Unseasonable Seasons

To be fair we have had a number of hard frosts but none to kill the cold weather crops yet.

The garden has continued to heap upon us a bounty of produce – enough to put fresh veggies on the table daily. Continue reading

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