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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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Composting with Pets

As I’ve written before, my composting method is not very scientific.  I toss all of my kitchen scraps (minus animal products and all of my garden waste (minus diseased plants) in a huge, open heap.  Its moisture levels are determined … Continue reading

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March Wrap Up

Planning I photographed the garden. My crop rotation finally got finalized. I ordered more seeds. Maintenance The compost pile dried out enough for me to turn it for the first time this season. Lawn We started mowing. Flower Garden Native … Continue reading

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September 2011: Garden Chores To-Do List

Each month, I create a to-do list for my garden, knowing that the vast majority of it will not get checked off.  In fact, several items on this month’s list are carried over from last month.  Still, the checklist helps … Continue reading

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Monthly Wrap Up

What I have accomplished this month: I stopped talking about starting a blog and actually did it! I turned the compost pile.  There are a lot of scientific composting techniques, but mine is more practical than anything else: If I … Continue reading

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