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Seed Joy
1/29/2015 - 10:26:41 AM
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Seed JoyThis post was originally published on January 27, 2012 Last week in Central Pennsylvania we experienced our first substantial snow since October. I can’t speak for everyone, but that was enough winter for me and I am ready for spring. Ah, spring – daffodils emerging as the soil warms, tr... Read More
What's in Bloom
1/29/2015 - 3:23:22 PM
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Whats in BloomThis post was originally published on January 30, 2012. Believe it or not, things are happening outside in the garden. Enjoy the photos below. Pussy willow catkins. Helleborus foetidus (Stinking Hellebore) in full bloom. Helleborus hybrids starting to show color. Galanthus nivalis (Snowdrop) peeking... Read More
Seed Terminology - What does it mean?
1/29/2015 - 3:52:49 PM
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Seed Terminology - What does it mean?This post was originally published on February 14, 2012. So many seeds, so little time – so where do you begin? First you need to understand the language. Heirloom. You see this term in magazine articles, blog posts, seed catalogs – so why is it important? Heirloom seeds are considered t... Read More
Raised Garden Beds
1/29/2015 - 4:02:52 PM
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Raised Garden BedsThis post was originally published on March 30, 2012. Many of you have seen typical raised beds – neat and tidy, 4′ x 4′, surrounded by lumber. You build the frame, you fill it with compost/soil and you plant. Easy, right? Easy, except for the cost. Lumber can get pricey, depending... Read More
Composting
1/30/2015 - 10:02:24 AM
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CompostingThis post was originally published on April 27, 2012. Composting is one of my favorite parts of gardening. The process of watching food and yard scraps turn into black gold is amazing. If you practice worm composting – the process can happen right before your eyes. The worms eat your food scra... Read More
Gardening Under Plastic
1/30/2015 - 10:12:09 AM
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Gardening Under PlasticThis post was originally published on December 4, 2012. I dislike paying $6 for a box of salad greens at the grocery store, even in fall/winter when there is no hope of growing them outside. Or is there? I have been paging through magazines, books, and blog posts – drooling over pictures of Sw... Read More
Gardening Under Plastic - Episode II
1/30/2015 - 10:20:40 AM
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This post was originally published on January 10, 2013. Plants like sun – duh. My poor seedling babies were just sitting there for weeks it seemed and I couldn’t figure out why, until my friend Dru pointed out how overcast it had been. The sun has been shining fairly regular for the last... Read More
Homemade Pest Control for the Garden
1/30/2015 - 10:48:31 AM
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This post was originally published on February 7, 2014. As we inch toward the planting season, we must decide how we will handle pests and diseases. While there are several organic methods available (and we carry some of them), there are some homemade treatments that have been talked about throughou... Read More
Seed Buying 201: Seed Questions Answered
1/30/2015 - 10:53:44 AM
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Seed Buying 201:  Seed Questions AnsweredThis post was originally published on February 10, 2014. This was a press release from Home Garden Seed Association (www.EZfromseed.org) – lots of great information. 1. What is an heirloom seed variety? The definition: Simply put, an heirloom is an Open Pollinated (see explanation of OP) varie... Read More
Try Something New - Grow your own Ginger
2/2/2015 - 9:59:16 AM
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Try Something New - Grow your own GingerThis post was originally published on March 13, 2014. Not everyone has room for the seed starting setup in their house – the grow lights, the stand, the fan, etc. I am one of those people. So now I buy my tomato and pepper plants from a local farm. However, I still have the bug to get somethin... Read More
Are you a "Resilient Gardener"?
2/2/2015 - 2:15:27 PM
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Are you a "Resilient Gardener"?This post was originally published on March 27, 2014. I have been reading Carol Deppe’s book, “The Resilient Gardener, Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times”. She brings out the reality of the garden – “My Garden needed to be designed around the reality t... Read More
Small City Lot? You Can Grow A LOT!
2/2/2015 - 2:28:11 PM
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Small City Lot?  You Can Grow A LOT!This post was originally published September 29, 2014. If you read gardening blogs (you’re reading this one, so that’s good!), you have probably seen posts about gardening in small spaces. My question to most of them is – are you for real? Yes, they are beautiful – but who ha... Read More

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