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Early December Harvests

With snow, freezing rain and frigid weather predicted for last week, I harvested all that I could before the weather turned ugly. There’s lots of harvest-ready kale in the main garden right about now. Or at least there was before … Continue reading

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Vegetable List For 2013

I’ve just about finalized my list of vegetable varieties I’m planning on growing in 2013. There’s a few new varieties there, and a lot of old standbys. And after finishing my inventory of leftover seeds, now it’s time to start … Continue reading

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October Harvests: Greens, Roots, and…Green Beans?

By this time of year the pace of the garden here has usually slowed down quite a bit. And that slower pace is always a welcome relief to me!  Greens and root vegetables often play a starring role at this … Continue reading

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Lettuce On Wheels, Salad Box Style

This is another installment about growing vegetables in containers. Click on Gardening Tutorials to see more in the series. People who are familiar with restaurant lingo will know that ordering something ‘on wheels’ means you’re taking it with you, the … Continue reading

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Getting Our Second Wind

The heat and drought this year was hard on gardens and gardeners alike. The rain came back here in early August, which was too late to help the farmers’ corn crop, but was much appreciated by backyard gardeners like me. … Continue reading

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