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C’est arrive!

The tomatoes arrived Thursday night. I am going to unpack and set them in the garden this morning and tonight they’ll go into the bales. Photos to come.

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The Tomatoes Shipped!

They shipped on Tuesday, and I expect them Friday.  I know what I’ll be doing Friday evening.

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The Herb Bed

A few weeks ago, when I first started cleaning up the garden, the herb bed looked pretty ratty.  The herb bed runs along the south side of the house and projects another 12-ish feet into the yard. It was one … Continue reading

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Harvesting Black Gold – the Other Kind

For the past 3 or 4 weekends, I’ve been spending most of the daylight hours working on the gardens.  In past years, I’ve gotten a small amount accomplished, but one gal working alone can only do so much.  This year … Continue reading

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Straw Bale Garden

Well, thanks to help from David, Gregory and Alphonso I got 20 straw bales last week and have them sited, set with soaker hose, and equipped with trellises.  I started the conditioning process on Saturday, so these should be ready … Continue reading

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