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I’m Back!

That is pretty much all there is to this post.  Summer is here, and with it time to work on my blog.  One of my key focuses this summer will be to try to make it more sustainable during the … Continue reading

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Still Alive!

I haven’t posted in forever, because life kept getting in the way.  Even worse, I have pretty much neglected my garden since July.    Hopefully both situations will change with the new year. Best present so far: My husband got me … Continue reading

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Bring on the Rain!

Apparently laying my potatoes out to cure under a leaky roof wasn’t the best plan.  Yesterday, the rain wasn’t that bad.  It rained off and on all day, but it was a slow, steady rain.  I made sure the potatoes … Continue reading

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Harvest Time!

I dug up my potatoes last night, barely making it before dark.  The rain came as expected, however, so I am incredibly glad I stuck to my guns.  They are currently curing on the deck — as well as they … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here!

I know it’s been a while, but I am still here.  We’ve just been dealing with medical issues and Internet issues, and in the meantime, I’ve been trying to actually get SOME gardening done instead of just writing about it. … Continue reading

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Heat Wave!

A miracle happened yesterday.  My little town on the coast actually got into the hundreds.  The day before was the first time we had reached ninety all summer.  Thankfully the heat wave is over and it is back to the … Continue reading

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Bloomsday: July 2012

It has been a while since I have posted on Bloomsday, but I finally remembered to not only take the pictures, but also to actually post on the 15th.  Here are my blooms: the ones that I want in my … Continue reading

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April, May, and June Showers Make Weeds . . . and Compost!

Yes, I know I have spent a lot of time complaining about both the wetness and the weeds.  Here are a couple of before and after pics, so you can see exactly what I’m dealing with. This was my strawberry … Continue reading

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Summer’s Here!

It is the first day of summer, and what do we get?  That’s right, the sun actually made an appearance today!  Unfortunately, the weeds have been liking this weather much more than I have, so my three hours in the … Continue reading

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Almost There!

I only have one more day of work and then summer vacation is here!  I will give myself a couple of lazy days and then I will be able to really attack the garden.  I will also finally have time … Continue reading

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