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In the Garlic Patch

I managed to finish mulching the garlic bed yesterday before the rains came. We needed a bit of rain, since we are actually running behind the averages so far this spring. Before mulching I weeded around the garlic, a job … Continue reading

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Almost Squashed, Partly Peppered

Last weekend I got the cucumbers and bush squash plants set out in the main garden, and a few of the vining winter squash as well. Before planting I amended the bed with a custom mix of nutrients I made … Continue reading

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Weeding, Mulching and Planting

I’ve been taking advantage of the recent stretch of warm and dry weather to get a lot of chores done in the garden. First up was weeding the garlic and brassicas in the main garden. After weeding, I mulched with … Continue reading

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In The Berry Patch

I often get questions about the various berries we grow here, so I thought I would talk a bit about them today. When we bought Happy Acres back in 2007, it came with three mature blueberry bushes. Since then we … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: The Deep Freeze

This year winter has arrived here early for sure. We are having January weather in November, which has me wondering what January weather will be like! Last week I made a sweep of the garden to bring in a few … Continue reading

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