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Plymouth County Growers, children's tomato growing contest...


My husband was screaming,

No, no, no, no! Unfair advantage!

All the way down route 3A today. I say what better way to keep Future Growers going all season then enroll our mini hortaculturalist in a tomato growing contest!

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How to get many fruits on your tomato & fruit trees!

Every tomato farmers’ dream is to harvest a lot of fruit! And it’s not rocket science that to achieve that dream, you need alot of flowers – that is pollinated flowers on your fruit trees. 147 more words

2018 Container Gardening-- Week 1

My budget this year is tight and my container garden will be smaller than years past. There are two reasons for this- 1) the first one is the lack of space/wt. 325 more words

Whole Food Living

Tips for Growing Hearty Organic Tomatoes

Do you struggle with growing healthy, hearty tomatoes? You’re not the first Iowan to see your tomatoes being overridden by disease and you won’t be the last. 474 more words

Eco-friendly Gardening

Plant Tomatoes When the Dogwoods Bloom

Dogwood bloom? Dogwood blooms? The word dogwood now seems very weird.

Anyway, the time is here! It tends to be about two weeks after the average last frost date, and when nights are consistently in the 50s.   515 more words

Country Life

What Do You Grow for Money? How Do You Get Your Kicks?; Backyard Garden Economics Part 2

When I started writing this Backyard Gardening Economics post, I knew I would have a difficult time narrowing down my topics. There are many money savers that I want to praise. 1,343 more words


Planning a Potager

You may be asking yourself when you read the title of this blog–what is a potager? Potager is french for kitchen garden. When I plant my garden I always include herbs and pretty flowers. 681 more words

Whole Food Living