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May Garden Update

Today I want to give a quick virtual tour of our vegetable garden here in mid May. We have had a wet and cold spring here so far, but the rain has finally stopped and the weather has turned warmer. … Continue reading

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March Garden Update

Here’s an update on some of the things I’ve been doing here in early March. We’ve had favorable weather lately, dry and warm, and I’ve been taking advantage of that to get a few things done out in the vegetable … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday May 9, 2016

Welcome to Harvest Monday, where we celebrate all things harvest related. My harvests are certainly pretty repetitive these days, but I’m not complaining. It’s my wife’s turn to cook, and I always give her a list of what’s ready in … Continue reading

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Soil Testing Results and a Plan

Late last year I talked about my program to improve our garden soil here at Happy Acres. Based on spotty performance in certain areas, I was concerned the soil was losing fertility, and I needed to come up with an … Continue reading

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Improving Our Soil

I’ve gone through a lot of different phases as a gardener. I started out being heavily influenced by the PBS television series Crockett’s Victory Garden. The host, James Crockett, was a huge fan of compost, and he called his three-bin … Continue reading

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