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Saturday Spotlight: Wave Petunias

Regular readers may recall that I am a big fan of the Wave petunias. I’ve been growing petunias for as long as I can remember, and when the Wave varieties first appeared I couldn’t wait to try them. The Petunia … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: Hooray For Spinach!

After a dry spell that lasted a couple of months, we are harvesting here again. Spinach from the cold frame made its way into our salad bowls this week. There will be more to come, and from the greenhouse as … Continue reading

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Drying Down, Putting Up and Vining All Over

Summer has only just arrived, and already we are busy here daily preserving the harvests. My wife is in charge of blueberries, and almost every morning she is out there in the blueberry patch harvesting. She has to ‘suit up’ … Continue reading

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Seed Starting 102 – Homemade Mini Greenhouses

Even though for the most part starting plants from seeds is fairly easy, sometimes the seeds need a little extra pampering to get them up and growing. For example, some seeds are tiny, others might have a long germination time, … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: A Plaid Coleus, and Other Curiosities

I’ve grown coleus for many years now, but last year I grew one from seed that was quite different from any I had ever seen before. It’s called Giant Exhibition Marble, part of a series of at least 11 different … Continue reading

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