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Hand-Pollinating Squash

Most gardeners don’t worry much about how their vegetables get pollinated. For one thing, almost all of the popular vegetables people grow do just fine without any help from the gardener. But squashes can sometime be an exception to that. … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: May Bloomers

Today I thought I would share some of the things we have blooming here in late May. First up is the catmint growing in the Wild Garden. It’s been blooming for several weeks now, and the bees are loving it. … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: Wild Butterfly Garden

It’s been quite a while since I shared any photos from the area we call the Wild Butterfly Garden. My wife worked hard this spring to get it cleaned up and mulched, and we are now filling in a few … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: A Busy Month

May is usually one of the busiest gardening months for me, with lots of prep work, planting, weeding and mulching to be done. Last week I started seed for the cucurbits that are going in the main garden area. I … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: It’s the Bee’s Knee’s

The bees are back here at Happy Acres. Our nuc last year never took off and did anything, and by the time we figured that out it was too late to get a hive going in time to make it … Continue reading

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