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October To-Do List

Berries Plant more strawberries. Spread compost around blueberries. Mulch blueberries with fallen leaves. Flower Garden Annuals: Nothing this month. Bulbs: Spread compost on the Spring bulbs. Native Plants: Mulch Indian plum with leaves. Uproot/dig up as many poplars as I … Continue reading

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September To Do List

There is always a lot to do in the garden, and every month I faithfully post my list.  Some of it will get done and some will not, but it helps to keep me on-track.  For those of you who … Continue reading

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August Wrap Up

Like most gardeners, my to-do list tends to be bigger than I can actually accomplish each month.  However, some of it still manages to be crossed off the list.  Here is the wrap up of what I did get done … Continue reading

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Bloomsday: August 2012

Family medical issues have been taking priority over the garden lately, but that doesn’t mean I can’t post some pictures for Bloomsday!  I will, however, keep this post fairly pared down. The knapweed looks pretty done for, but if I … Continue reading

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July Wrap Up

Maintenance I have done weekly checks on all the plants that have either been transplanted or planted within the last three years. I have made progress with the weeding.  The battle will never be over, but at least I’ve gained … 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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June To-Do List

It is that time of year again, and the garden chores are exploding.  Fortunately, summer break is almost here, so I will soon have time to go after them with a vengeance. Planning Photograph the entire garden. Prepare new beds … Continue reading

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May To-Do List

Planning I need to order the rest of my seeds and supplies, even if it means breaking out the credit card.  If I can’t budget them, however, my list will need to be pared down.  I can successfully argue the … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain, Go Away

After a record-setting month of rainfall, you would think the weather would start to even out.  And it has, for the most part.  Unfortunately, “for the most part” did not cover Thursday night.  In less than 24 hours, we got … 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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