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Turnip Harvest

When I harvested my potatoes the other day, I also harvested some turnips. These took a bit more work to store away than the potatoes did, though. First, I had to dump them in a sink for a quick rinse. … Continue reading

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First Harvest of the Year

It may not look like much, but I gathered in the first harvest of the year. This is just the start, though.  Since the potatoes that volunteered in the compost pile (denying me use of half of said pile) sprouted … Continue reading

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Garlic, Garlic, Garlic!

I planted a lot of garlic last fall, not really sure what I would get.  In the past, my garlic has been decent, but the bulbs have been small and I haven’t gotten that big of a harvest.  That’s not … Continue reading

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July To-Do List

Maintenance Keep on weeding. Do a weekly check on any plants planted within the last three years. Edge beds. Clean and sharpen the pruners.  If I keep putting this on my list, it will get done.  Eventually. Don’t forget to … Continue reading

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January Wrap Up

January was NOT a productive month for me.  Hopefully February will be better, especially since my to-do list is growing again. It dried up enough that I could finally rake the leaves (although not enough to plant those darned tulips).  … Continue reading

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Unexpected Harvest Bounty

Basket-full of goodies! We are supposed to get our first major freeze tonight, so a couple of days ago, I decided to harvest the carrots, mud or no mud. Every year, I try to overwinter them, but all I get … Continue reading

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September Wrap Up

My biggest challenge this month was not the drought.  It was time.  The start of the school year is always busy, but this year seemed crazier than most.  hanks to my hectic schedule, some of my Must-Do list (as opposed … Continue reading

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Harvest Delight

My first pumpkin of the season — possibly my only pumpkin.  In the past, my pumpkins have gone bonkers, taking over the entire yard and the harvest has been much bigger.  This year, however, they were much more sedate, so … 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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