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What A Difference A Year Makes !!

Re-reading through my previous posts, I came upon one I had written in July of last year. At that time I was really hoping that we would be getting some rain. The very thought of my TroyBilt tiller trying to … Continue reading

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Waiting on You, Mother Nature

It is the first week in April but you would never know it to look outside. Yes, we have rain – and PLENTY OF IT, but the temperatures are hovering around the freezing mark. In my basement are the fresh … Continue reading

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Waiting for the perfect day . . . and waiting, and waiting . . .

Again this year, the weather has been quite uncooperative. Rainy days, when I’m free to work, have kept me inside while the garden “screams” for attention. Last year’s dead leaves still lay next to this year’s new growth and my … Continue reading

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October Still Bringing In A Good Harvest

Looking at the calendar, I couldn’t believe that here it is the middle of October and I still have peppers and tomatoes coming from the garden. The temperatures are cooling off at night and this week’s weather calls for 50’s … Continue reading

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Fruits of My Labor

Today I harvested enough tomatoes, green peppers and onions to can 10 quarts of tomatoes for use when the snow flies. This was the third largest harvest I’ve had this year. My guess is that the move, from the old … Continue reading

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One Garden Underway

Since I last posted, I’ve had a chance to work on the circular garden. We had several days of heavy rains and although it wasn’t terribly conducive to working in the garden, once it finally stopped, weeding was REALLY easy. … Continue reading

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So Much To Do – So Little Thyme

I’m still waiting until the actual school year is finished before I can spend the kind of time I really need in the yard. Switching from one 500 square foot garden to a circular 24 foot plot has proved to … Continue reading

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