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A Little Tour of the Whole Garden

The garden is doing well. I have had tomatoes, a cucumber, some beans, and some peppers of late. There are, of course, lots of flowers. I dropped a protective can over my late-planted okra, which is being eaten by an … Continue reading

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Flowers, Bees, Finches and Moths

This morning was another hot day and I got to the garden early. Given the damage done to the large Plot Against Hunger garden, the rats, and the general end of season malaise, I just did a little harvesting (more … Continue reading

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Heat and Lushness

Last weekend I weeded the small and large Plot Against Hunger gardens and then I weeded our newly lent garden, which is full of tomatoes, onions and squash, not to mention basil. I harvested some things for AFAC, including a … Continue reading

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Gardens in the Home Stretch

My garden and the Plot Against Hunger gardens are heading toward fall. There are peppers, which come on brilliantly at this time of year, flourishing tomatoes and some struggling summer squash and zucchini. I am not sure there is going … Continue reading

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End of Season: Closing In

The garden is looking so end of season. I have a sense of sadness mingled with relief. There are still some possibilities. There won’t be many more okra. But the peppers could last until a frost gets them. The same … Continue reading

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The Heat Pours Down

We’ve had some hot days, with temperatures in the mid and upper nineties, but the gardens so far are okay, probably because it’s been so wet.  The bees are buzzing about their business. The squash and zucchini are growing by … Continue reading

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