Category Archives: gardening

She beat him to the garden by pre-seeding him

I can proudly say, “it worked”. This is just one of many baskets of tomatoes I’ve pulled out of the garden.  And they taste delicious. You may recall in March, I started writing about wanting to garden more cost efficiently.  I … Continue reading

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Those who throw dirt are sure to lose ground

G is for Gardening – G – G – Gardening. I had hopes to be extolling many tales of our bountiful garden.  Instead, I will tell you about the soup kitchen my garden has become to one family of groundhogs.  … Continue reading

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The gardener who built cages had post work depression

I like to really encourage my tomatoes to be all they can be.  That’s why I have different height tomato cages. Or, maybe its because my tomato seed starting was successful beyond my wildest imagination, and it has taken multiple trips … Continue reading

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The new weed whacker is cutting-hedge technology

Have you ever looked at one of those pinterest posts and wondered, could this possibly work?  I’m here to tell you the credibility of one of them.  And it has made my life so much easier. If you look at … Continue reading

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She sent some herbs by parsley post

It’s been a tenuous journey, and the next step is in place.  How it will continue, no one  truly knows.  But I have hopes.  Big hopes.  That a great majority of the 30 tomato plants I put into the ground will … Continue reading

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The novel about the small garden didn’t have much of a plot

I’m excited to have my seeds in the ground, but oh so nervous.  Talk about a test of trust.  I spent money on these little bits and just trust that they will turn into beautiful food? As a way of … Continue reading

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A guy who made pots for a living fell on hard times and became a pan handler

It wasn’t looking good.  After the great Easter drought, my darling little seedlings seemed to be coming back (well, some of them).  But that’s about it.  They were staying alive, but didn’t seem to be growing.  I knew I needed … Continue reading

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