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Dear Aphids: POD Hates You

As one of the only vegetable gardens in Pennsport, POD provides quite the haven for local pests. Each year POD struggles, and ultimately fails, to keep these suckers in check. 104 more words

Container Gardening

Unlike Japan’s other expensive melons, you can use this cast-iron one to brew tea

You may have heard horror stories about melons in Japan costing 10,000 yen (US $99), but they’re really more the exception than the rule. For their personal use, most people usually choose much cheaper varieties, and the premium stuff only gets purchased as a gift to be given on special occasions. 174 more words


Montreal Melon

This week’s most exciting garden development: the melon is making melons.

A friend gave me some seeds for Montreal Melon last year; it was too late to start them, so I designated them this year’s project.   215 more words


Nice Melons

We’re a bit behind on where we should be, with the many things to do around the house and the garden finally catching up with us, but last weekend we finally got round to planting out our melons!! 159 more words


Freeze... Put 'Em Up... And Can It

Enter Store Here

It is getting to that point of the year to start thinking about putting food up.  Although we do like to put this off until slightly cooler weather it is nice to begin building freezing and canning into the flow of harvest and production now.   975 more words

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5 things I've liked about...

Monday 21st July:

  • Abi and managed to fit in a fairly cool walk this morning before it started getting too hot

  • I’ve got 8 coleus cuttings from my 2 plants :)

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