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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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Monday Recap: Winding Down and Coming In

It’s another one of those transitional times of year, as we go from warm weather to cool, long days to shorter ones, and gardening chores slowly start winding down for the year. Last week I cut a few more herbs … Continue reading

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Impact Community Garden Gets Compost Bins

I’m just putting the finishing touches on some new compost bins at the Impact Community Garden. We decided we needed to do a better job of dealing with our garden waste, and I volunteered to make the composter. I made … Continue reading

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What a wild gardening year this has been so far. A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that the warm weather had made the asparagus pop up much earlier than usual. In the first two weeks of harvesting we’ve hauled … Continue reading

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