Growing Ginger Root

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I often wondered if it was possible to grow the Ginger root/Zingiber officinale I saw at our grocery store – so I decided to . . .

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Sheet Mulching

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Have you heard of sheet composting? There it is in the picture. It doesn’t look like much you say?? Well . . . . . .

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Garden Daybook 5/7/14

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It has been a difficult week with Mom in the hospital. She is home and more comfortable but we have to keep her . . .

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Garden Daybook 4/3/14

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In my last Daybook I talked about signs of spring in the gardens. This week’s Daybook is all about signs of spring inside the . . .

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Garden Daybook 3/27/14

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From  The Gardener’s Way – A Daybook of Acts and Affirmations, by Maureen Gilmer, comes this  old Scottish prayer: “O Lord who painteth . . .

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Growing Onions

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Storage onions are one of my “gotta grow” crops. We always try to grow enough to keep us supplied  through the winter. The . . .

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Helpful Equipment - Seed Starting Basics

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NOOOO!!! More snow, more cold, and more mud. AAARAUGH!!! Dear Mother Nature, It is the middle of March. It is obvious you have . . .

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Transplant Those Seedlings - Seed Starting Basics

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My early seeds have germinated and are pushing out their second set of leaves or their ‘true leaves’. Thanks to the loose medium . . .

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