Monthly Archives: August 2013


For the seed block recipe that is. Typically seed block recipes utilize peat and vermiculite, two things I don’t normally use and I can’t say I’m that fond of incorporating into my garden experiment at this point.  I would rather … Continue reading

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The Old is Gone

No, I haven’t been binge drinking.  These are the wine bottle ollas that are done for the season.  I’ll clean them up and put them away for next spring. Ever get into one of those kicks where you just start … Continue reading

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What do you call 10 tons of decomposed granite? My front yard.  😦 I like grass.  I know.  I probably live in the wrong state.  When I was a kid and lived in Texas for a couple of years, my … Continue reading

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