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What NOT to do when Gardening

Okay. So this post is about, you read it, what NOT to do when gardening.

I’ve talked to quite a few farmers/gardeners now, and it seems we are all learning together. 1,095 more words

Gardening With Sara

Beware of Neighbors Bearing Plants!

Claudia, our neighbor to the west, hailed Mary over the fence. You may remember the TV show, “Home Improvement”, where Tim Allen would talk to his neighbor, Wilson, through the fence. 533 more words


happy cabbage and woebegone broccoli

My cabbages are happy.My peonies are perky.My dill is thrilled.What on Earth is wrong with my broccoli?

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The Backyard Garden Basics Super Sale!

For 24 hours only, on Wednesday May 20, our new book Backyard Garden Basics will be a featured book on Buck Books  Daily Deals. You’ll be able to buy our book, and 4 other quality books, for $0.99 in eBook format (including Kindle). 182 more words


Our Square Foot Garden Project - Phase One

In an effort to make our vegetable garden more efficient and water wise, we’re devoting one of our raised beds to the SFG principle. What is SFG? 767 more words


Work in progress 

Another row was added to my small plot making a total of 9 10ft rows. In the ninth I planted marigolds in each end and Swiss chard in the center. 177 more words


more garden structures

I love this time of year! Every day I find some new flower blooming or seed sprouting. Lots of herbs are ready to use and the spinach is looking like dinner. 65 more words

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