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There is a good reason why I am sitting here at home and not driving to the tropical wilds of South Florida to guzzle down Amish cream pies and party it up with my kinfolk, which was the plan. The … Continue reading

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Wish Making

Remember being a kid and coming upon a patch of fuzzy dandelions in your yard? I could never keep my hands from plucking them from the ground. After rubbing my cheek with the fuzzies, I would take a deep breath, … Continue reading

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Pickle Worms: A Side Effect of Tropical Storms…??

Because of the constant battering of wind and rain over the last three days, I haven’t been as vigilant in keeping up with the garden.  I’ve never had a problem with pests or disease or rot so I would be … Continue reading

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Garden Solution

Knowing that I would be cramming a ton of veggies and flowers into my raised garden beds of limited space, I placed the cucumbers next to the trellis so they could be trained to climb. So far, it’s working out … Continue reading

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Cosmic Purples

It’s no secret how impatient I am about my garden. I am especially impatient, though, when it comes to my carrots. To be completely honest, those carrots are the whole reason I wanted to start a garden in the first … Continue reading

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Garden Progress: Stuff is Growing!

I went back in time (also known as my Flickr account) and noticed how much has actually happened in my garden since I planted the first seed. I can’t believe it – I grew stuff! And I’m still growing stuff! … Continue reading

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Garden Layout

The weather this week only made it more difficult to stay indoors doing classwork instead of digging in the garden and finally getting seeds into the ground.  After a wet and windy start, the sun broke through the clouds on … Continue reading

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