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May Garden Update

I’ve been busy the last week or so getting things planted in the main garden. Saturday I got the bush squashes planted, which was about equal parts summer and winter types. I planted some of my favorite summer squash varieties … Continue reading

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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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It’s Pea Planting Time

Today is pea planting day here at Happy Acres. I’m planting edible podded ones, both snap and snow types, but no shelling varieties. I’m running a bit behind in getting my peas planted, but I am still ahead of last … Continue reading

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The 2017 All-America Selections Winners

The lineup of 2017 AAS Winners has been announced, and in the edibles category so far it includes five national winners and three regional winners. For those who might not be familiar with it, All-America Selections (AAS) is an independent, … Continue reading

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Experiments with Growing Shoots and Micro Greens

The last couple of months I have been experimenting with growing micro greens and shoots. My wife and I had bought them a couple of times at local farmer’s markets, so I decided to try my hand at growing them … Continue reading

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