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Sweet Corn Lessons

I’ve been experimenting with growing sweet corn based on the American Indian method of planting corn, climbing beans and squash together (the “Three Sisters“). I think it worked but I’ll tweak it a little next year. Problem 1: All the … Continue reading

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One of the reasons I got in to gardening was that it’s reportedly a relaxing activity. Things go at the pace Mother Nature sets and trying to rush that or slow it down to suit your own timeline is pointless … Continue reading

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What did that?

Every morning I go out into my garden with a little bit of trepidation, worried about what I might find. It’s a rare day where there is no damage from some sort of critter. Most are easy to identify. This … Continue reading

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Planting for Summer

The last couple of days have been spent preparing for some summer crops. With Frank’s new beds ready to go, I had the space I needed. Up went supports for the cucumbers and the cuke seeds went in the ground. … Continue reading

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Parsley in a Tea Kettle

Deb did a kitchen clean out and she offered me some stuff she no longer uses, including this cute tea kettle. It’s too nice to waste but I need a kettle like I need more egg cups. Being currently obsessed … Continue reading

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Organic Seed Collection

Yesterday I went to part 2 (of 2) of my Organic Gardening class. I didn’t actually learn a whole lot, but I found it interesting and inspiring nonetheless. Towards the end of the class we talked briefly about seed propagation … Continue reading

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