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9/9/16: In the garden this week

It’s hot, hot and dry. Once again, one weather system after another passes us by. I have actually watered some of my established perennials–that’s how dry it’s been. 617 more words


8 Lessons From This Year's Vegetable Garden That Will Send My Next One (And Yours) Into Hyperdrive.

I should be nestled all snug in my bed as visions of sugar plums dance in my head, but I can’t sleep. Hey, it happens.  This time it’s all about seasonal allergies.  1,474 more words

Vegetable Gardening

Tomato, tomaaahhhto.... Why does it rot(o)?

Thanks Doug for getting the question ball rolling…

Do you have any idea what I’m doing wrong with my tomatoes? They look like they are rotting from the inside out.

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Hot Summer, Hotter Peppers

We’ve had one heck of a hot summer here in Georgia; and it’s wreaked havoc on our garden.  The heat came early, in late April.  Oh, I forgot to mention, it’s also been dry.  788 more words

Vegetable Gardening

8/19/16: In the garden this week

I’ve been away for a few days, but the garden looks dry and there was no water in my rain gauge, so it looks like the scattered thunderstorms we were hearing about missed this area. 701 more words


Protecting Your Garden Produce from Mice

I’ve posted before, my gardening experience with a terrified, newborn baby mouse but let me tell you what attracted the mouse family in the first place. 202 more words


Growing Tomatoes- Its Worth the Wait

Fellow gardeners will know the excitement that you feel when you are waiting for your plants to bloom or bear fruit. Its amazing seeing how a small seed that you planted will grow into this big healthy plant that you imagine. 297 more words