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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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April Wrap Up

Planning I finally created my planting schedule for the year.  I’m already behind on it, but at least it’s there. Maintenance My husband sharpened the lawn mower blades. Lawn We thatched and reseeded the side lawn, knowing that it will … Continue reading

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April To-Do List

Planning Continue ordering seeds & supplies.  Budget or no budget, I really need to hurry up and finish this. Maintenance Clean up the garden and prep it for Spring planting.  This always takes longer than I want it to, so … 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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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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December 2011: To-Do List

I know I’ve been bad about posting lately.  The short days combined with my busy schedule have been getting in the way.  Hopefully I will get back on track during Christmas Break.  Hopefully I will also be able to get … Continue reading

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Beware Of What You Ask For

Since my last post, it has hardly stopped raining.  In fact, we had such a ferocious storm this week, that my herb gardens were flooded in pools of water half a foot deep.  I am sure I was a hilarious … Continue reading

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Garden Chores: October 2011

Planning * Buy garlic and spring bulbs. * Visit nurseries to get ideas for fall shrubs.  I can’t afford to buy any (those darned bulbs are expensive) but I can jot down names and possibly make room for them in … 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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