Garden

Spring is Here!

I feel like Spring is officially here.  And I couldn't be happier about it! We've had the most gorgeous weekend.  Today it got up to 87 degrees F.  After church Benzo and I stopped by the ILs house to borrow some tools (Benzo had to fix the lawn mower today), had lunch and then he graciously sat… Continue reading Spring is Here!

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Seed Starting – 2011

It seems weird to write about the garden when it is sleeting outside right now.  Yes it is actually sleeting.  I just drove home in it after having dinner at my brother's place.  This time of year in the midwest can be depressing because we have been teased with 70 and even 80 degree weather only to… Continue reading Seed Starting – 2011

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Garden Plan – 2011

It's about that time of year.  Time to start planning for this year's garden!!! I always start getting excited for the garden in January.  The holidays are over and it's usually freezing cold or snowing.  Thinking about the garden cheers me up in an otherwise dreary season. This year will be my fourth year of… Continue reading Garden Plan – 2011

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Organic? Or Just the Way it Should Be?

Tonight I picked my first real tomato harvest.  The tomato plants have been a little slow to produce this year.  I'm not sure if it's because I transplanted them a little late this spring or if they are having a hard time with the heat.  Luckily we had a pop up thunderstorm blow through yesterday… Continue reading Organic? Or Just the Way it Should Be?