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The Garden Booms

It’s full swing in the garden, and I haven’t written for so long that I really have at least three blogs to write.  The last time I wrote it wouldn’t stop raining, but now it seems unable to start again.  … Continue reading

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The Rain It Raineth Every Day

It has been raining or threatening to rain almost every day for several weeks:  Most of May and now starting with June.  Needless to say, I did not go to the garden this weekend–or even in the week, since it … Continue reading

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Now for Some Growth

I have been working in the garden since my last post, but I keep forgetting to take the camera.  Today I went to harvest lettuce, and remembered. My visits to other blogs have not been very regular–for which I apologize.  … Continue reading

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The Garden Grows

It’s an overcast cool weekend after a week of summer temperatures and I went back to the garden this weekend to continue Jerusalem artichoke eradication and plant a few more flowers.  I worked on the border between the fence and … Continue reading

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A Garden Report and Nest Building

My garden is largely planted now for summer. All but the really late things–those being peppers and eggplant–are in. I have okra planted in back, marigold seeds planted between the okra and where the eggplant will go; two varieties of pole … Continue reading

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Spring Strides Out

I went to the garden today with the intention of staying for a couple hours to plant the sidewalk border.  My fellow gardener, Mary, had done weeding and mulched in most of the stretch.  I spent some time adding mulch … Continue reading

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Just a Little More Progress

Today I got back into the garden and planted a little more.  It was not particularly warm, but it was sunny.  I took comfort that here in Virginia, we don’t have what my cousin in Door County Wisconsin has.  She … Continue reading

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