Monthly Archives: July 2013

Harvest for July

I’m jumping the gun by a day because… I didn’t get anything out of the garden this morning.  I’m going to estimate the eggs for the day, which won’t effect things too much.  July production in general has fallen off … Continue reading

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Implements of Doom

I used to go to the garden in the morning, water the plants, watch the bees, harvest some squash, zucchini, and tomatoes.  It was nice.  But it’s almost August and things have changed. This used to be my morning attire … Continue reading

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Soil Planning for the Garden Expansion

As I’m planning for my garden expansion and calling around, emailing, googling and trying to get my hands on all of my available options for wood and soil, I’ve come up with the following dirt scenario. I don’t have a … Continue reading

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Rise of the MELONS!!!

These are just a couple random watermelon pictures because, number one, they are my favorite thing in the garden right now, and two, after giving up over a dozen melons they are making a resurgence and producing more.  I love … Continue reading

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I messed up on the tomatillos

The beauty about gardening is that every season is a learning experience.  I’ve been trying to keep better notes than I have in the past so that my gardening knowledge can grow more intentionally. In my current log (which is … Continue reading

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