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Don’t Turn Your Back on Them

Remember a week ago when I picked the first little zucchini?  It was small but I was happy because I knew zucchini would be plentiful in a few weeks?  Try ONE WEEK. Tonight I picked seven very large zucchinis!  I had also picked another large one earlier this week.  These zucchinis along with that one totaled… Continue reading Don’t Turn Your Back on Them

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Look What Benzo Found

 This weekend Benzo and I worked in the garden, hacking away at the crazy weeds that shot up while we were gone on vacation.  I was able to clear out a big section around some of the tomatoes, lettuce and carrots and Benzo cleared the weeds out of the potato patch. After the weeds were… Continue reading Look What Benzo Found

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Red Berries First Lettuce

Look what I found in the garden tonight: The strawberries are turning RED!!!!!!  Gah I'm so excited! This guy is almost ready to be picked.  Probably only needs another day or two.  And there were several more like him! I also finally got to pick some lettuce and spinach tonight.  There were some really nice,… Continue reading Red Berries First Lettuce

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First Real Harvest of 2010

Last night Benzo picked the first real harvest of 2010.  The harvest was not from surprise plants that just popped up this spring from seeds that were scattered by dead plants at the end of last season.  And the plants weren't leftover from a late planting last fall that somehow survived the winter.  No these were… Continue reading First Real Harvest of 2010