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At Summer’s Height, Fall Planting

It’s getting to be the time to plant second crops, depending on where you are. Fall planting means planting to eat in the fall (or winter), and a few things can start going in now. This morning I had arranged … Continue reading

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Fall, Yes, Fall Planting…

I followed my general pattern this weekend by forgetting to take my camera to the garden. Bummer!  On Friday evening, I made a quick sweep of the Plot Against Hunger gardens and harvested collards, squash, “ghost eggplants,” and cucumbers as … Continue reading

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A Final Yield From Fall Plantings

It was such a beautiful day today after all our snow and cold, that I ventured out to the garden.  There was work to do—trimming roses and the trumpet vine.  There was also nothing left of my fall plantings except … Continue reading

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Fall Planting Starts in Earnest

Yesterday, I spent half a day in the garden.  First I harvested, then I started weeding and ripped out all but one of the surviving squash. I hoed all the open spaces and mulched.  Then I got my seed packets … Continue reading

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Summer Harvesting, Fall Planting

I have been so busy in the garden that last week I simply couldn’t post a blog.  Some of the fruits of my labor are in my pantry now. In the Plot Against Hunger garden, the zucchini and summer squash … Continue reading

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The August Garden: Current Bounty, Fall Plantings

I keep forgetting to take my camera to the garden when I go there to work and I did it again this weekend.  The garden looks remarkably good for August, so having failed to snap some pictures seems a loss. … Continue reading

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Fall Planting and Dividing the Irises

I spent a few hours since the fall gardening blog getting my garden in shape with manure.  Then I planted the broccoli and bok choi seedlings I took from the garden talk (see Local Food, August 17) in line with … Continue reading

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