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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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Photo Friday: July Flowers

I thought I would share some images of the Happy Acres summer flowers that are blooming now. First up is the Becky Shasta daisy. It’s a lovely bloomer that butterflies like but the deer don’t! Nearby Becky is the Jubilee … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: Lasts and Firsts

It’s hard to believe, but asparagus season is winding down here. We started cutting spears back in mid April, and since then my wife and I have been enjoying fresh, homegrown asparagus as often as possible. It’s been grilled, steamed, … Continue reading

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Obsessed With Lawns, Or Not

Many Americans have a love affair with their lawns. That’s not news, of course. It’s been true for as long as I can remember. My father spread lime and fertilizer every year in an effort to get the ‘perfect’ lawn, … Continue reading

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