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Getting my mess of a community garden ready to roll.

  I’m spending this week getting my 20′ x 40′ garden plot ready.  20 feet x 40 feet doesn’t sound very big until you have to dig every inch of it up.  Then it’s big.  It’s very big.  Clown shoes big. […]

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Long term produce storage.
How well does it work?

  5 or 6 months ago I  stuck my hands in a patch of dirt and pulled out all of my vegetables.  Today I’m doing the same thing. Last September I wrote a post on How to store Carrots and […]

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The Winter Cold Frame.
An update!

    One day, a girl named Karen, a girl very much like you, and you, and you, put on her boots and went outside to start her garden. It wasn’t a regular garden like dad used to plant in […]

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How and when to Get Rid of Grubs.
Naturally Nematodes!

        Allow me to introduce you to my friend.  The grub.  As is often the case with my friends, I’m going to have to kill him.  It was this little creature that did this to my lawn […]

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How to Grow Sweet Potatoes
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I have to preface this post by saying I have not, ever, in my life … grown a sweet potato.  Have never even thought about doing it actually. Which, according to the rules of the Internet, makes me the perfect person to […]

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Flower of the Week!
The Begonia

For the 4th summer in  a row I haven’t had a single flower in my backyard until August. And I don’t imagine things will change next year. What happens is,  every spring I end up undertaking some ridiculously huge project […]

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