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2011 Garden Reflections: Cucumbers & Squash

As I look back on this second year in this garden, some of last year’s successes were repeated, others were not. Some of last year’s failures were corrected, others were not. Here are part of my reflections. Previous posts were … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday 8/15

The harvests are getting more colorful this week. Cherry tomatoes, black prince tomato, potatoes, green beans These cucumbers quickly became pickles and relish. I needed a few onions for the pickling process. These are a much better size than the … Continue reading

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End of June Garden Update

Above the garden at the end of June. I’ll update about a few of the problem areas and a few good spots. In April when I planted the onions, I was unsure how the straw mulch would work out. It … Continue reading

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June Garden Update: Part 2

Here’s the second half of my early June garden update. You can see the first half here. We’re up to bed 7. This is my experiment with lasagna gardening, where I covered the bed with newspaper to kill the cover … Continue reading

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Planting Warm Weather Crops

This week I planted many of my warm weather crop. Like the chicks, it was time for them to move outside. The rest of my tomatoes went in. Seven tomatoes went in on May 1st with walls of water. 18 … Continue reading

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