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On Balcony Gardening

In my experience, one can start a garden as long as there is enough space and sunlight. If you are tight on space like in a condo, you can always use your balcony (if available) during the growing season and bring the plants indoors in winter. 176 more words

Balcony Gardening

These are not my mother's thumbs

Nope, definitely not. While mine are brown and able to kill almost everything, my mother has a gift with plants.

She also probably has a sadistic streak, for she sent three of her darlings to our place for torture and slow death. 75 more words

Harvest Monday - July 21st, 2014

Every week I think, “This will be the week I do better about blogging.” (And about so many other things. Writing stories. Reading. Writing e-mails. Taking care of my balcony garden. 84 more words


The Weird Gap between Spring & Summer Harvests

We’ve hit mid-July and the garden is still alive.  There’ve been no major setbacks – outside of the Okra, which I believe are stunted due to poor placement on my behalf and unstable weather.   666 more words

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Harvest Monday - July 14, 2014

Look! I’m actually posting this on time for once!

But I’m also tired, for no particularly good reason, so I’ll go the lazy “pictures and few words” route again. 146 more words


In which there's a pepper!

What does a nosey pepper do? 

He gets jalapeño business!

First pepper of the summer! And we counted many more budding ones this morning. Yay summer time. Yay urban gardening :)


In which we grow an herb garden

A few weeks ago Jeff and I walked down to Seattle Tilth’s Edible Plant Sale. Their whole mission is to promote urban gardening and healthy eating, so the plants were incredibly cheap. 496 more words