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Harvest Monday July 25, 2016

Welcome to Harvest Monday, where we celebrate all things harvest related. Much of the U.S. is suffering from a heat wave, and HA is no exception. Yesterday afternoon my weather station recorded a dew point of 83°F and an actual … Continue reading

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Great Expectations in the Garden

Most gardeners I know are optimistic about what they are growing, and I am no exception. It takes faith to plant a seed or set out a plant, nurture it, and then watch it grow to fruition. The summer vegetable … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: Green, Green

With lots of green showing everywhere I turn, it looks like spring is finally here. The lawn is turning green, and actually required mowing last week, at least in the areas where Bermuda grass hasn’t taken over. One green I … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Smackdown

I debated about what to call this project. Was is a smackdown or a throwdown? Or maybe a bake-off? I finally decided to call it a smackdown, since Merriam-Webster defines that as “a confrontation between rivals or competitors.” In this … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two or Three Squashes

As the gardening season moves ever onward, the winter squashes are now maturing and I am harvesting them when they seem ready, or when the vines die down. This year I am experimenting with several new (to me) varieties, as … Continue reading

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