Monthly Archives: May 2009

Countdown to Planting

It’s now two weeks out from the end of the school year. My mind drifts from the curriculum I’m supposed to be teaching to a visual plan of my vegetable garden that continues to swirl around in my head. I … Continue reading

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Butterfly Gardens for Summer

Summer Gardens aren’t just for growing  vegetables, flowers, vines and shrubs. They also provide habitats for butterflies. These delightful creatures have a rather short lifespan and are attracted to vibrant colors and plants which provide nectar. Nectar is the primary … Continue reading

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Summer Garden Planting

Once you’ve decided to plant a garden, the next thing you need to do is plan. Where is the best place for the garden? How much sunlight will I need for the plants I intend to grow? What kind of … Continue reading

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Gardening and Landscaping Pitfalls

Creating a summer garden is something we can all learn to love. Unfortunately, what we don’t really take the time to check out are the items we should avoid when we create a summer garden. Our end result will be … Continue reading

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