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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Garden Daybook 12/5/13

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For more than 30 years we have looked across our country road to the East and enjoyed our view of acres and acres of . . .

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Garden Daybook 8/1/13


My collective thoughts for this year’s frustrated gardeners: Never give up! Maybe it will stop raining?! There is always next year! Try planting a . . .

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Garden Daybook 4/11/13


Finally!!! A day in the garden! Not in the basement tending to seedlings. Not at the dining room table transplanting seedlings. IN THE GARDEN!! . . .

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Garden Daybook 4/4/13


Peepers, robin chatter, cooing Morning doves, honking Canadian Geese, and crowing roosters fill the morning air. We have seen the first red-winged blackbirds. Robins . . .

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Garden Daybook 3/7/13


Greg came in after Gabby’s morning walk and showed me this! He found it on the ground under the huge maple tree in our . . .

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Garden Daybook 2/28/13


My busy schedule tells me that spring is hurling toward my gardens with no thought as to whether I am ready or not. Tomorrow is MARCH!!  Already!? . . .

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