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Uncommonly Good Vegetables
3/30/2016 - 4:43:34 PM
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Uncommonly Good Vegetables By this time of year most gardeners have planned and re-planned (and, possibly re-re-planned) their vegetable gardens for the season. Every square foot has been designated for your vegetables of choice. However, if, like me, you find yourself with a little corner here or a long narrow space there wi... Read More
Pepper Trials 2015
8/31/2015 - 9:10:02 PM
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Pepper Trials 2015This season we included peppers in our trials - mainly because one of our old standard bell peppers is soon to be discontinued. In hopes of finding a suitable replacement, we planted out 11 varieties of sweet bell peppers. 5 stood out as being the sweetest with a good size: Double Up Hybrid, Red Bul... Read More
Carrot Trials 2015
8/14/2015 - 2:29:19 PM
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Carrot Trials 2015Every year we trial a different group of plants. This was the year of the carrot. I know, once you had one carrot your have had them all. We found this is not true at all! All carrots were taste tested raw, we have no information on cooked flavor. Hyrbrix fertilizer was used on all trial plantings. ... Read More
What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been.....
6/1/2015 - 12:48:09 PM
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What a Long, Strange Trip Its Been.....Spring that is. Whether you accept global warming, or not, we are in the midst of a weird spring! Temperature highs in the 50's and 60's one day, then 80's and higher the next. A farmer friend shared that he lost 40% of his pepper crop due to these fluctuations. Our poor gardens just don't know what... Read More
Tomatoes - Determinate or Indeterminate? That is the question.
3/24/2015 - 8:38:39 PM
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Tomatoes - Determinate or Indeterminate?  That is the question.I must admit, there are some aspects to gardening I never pay much attention to. Tomato growth habits fall in this category. Pick a pretty or yummy tomato variety, stick it in the ground, cage it and forget it. While I have read about determinate versus indeterminate tomatoes, I never really paid mu... Read More
Grow Your Own Princess Popcorn
2/2/2015 - 2:43:39 PM
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Grow Your Own Princess PopcornThis post was originally published on December 17, 2014. My daughter is half tomboy and half princess, she is either one extreme or the other. Needless to say, we have many “pink” accessories. So while shopping with her in the retail store (yes, we have a store – check it out!) her... Read More
Tomato Overload
2/2/2015 - 2:24:18 PM
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Tomato OverloadThis post was originally published on September 4, 2014. I have been trying to cut back on my tomato production. Last year I had 24 plants, this year only 12. I have discovered 6 is probably my magic number. Tomato #1 died early due to something eating it. Tomato #2-5 have become dog food. Yep, your... Read More
2014 Red Beet Trials
2/2/2015 - 2:19:50 PM
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2014 Red Beet TrialsThis post was originally published on July 22, 2014. This year we planted eleven different varieties of beets, ranging in color from red, to yellow, to white (even striped). We used two different fertilizers on the beets – Garden Tone and HYRBRIX (vegetable). There were no major advantages of ... 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
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
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