Tag Archives: Late summer crops

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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The Garden Shines in Transition

We’re heading into the last few weeks of summer and it looks like it. It sounds like it too, at night with the singing crickets and during the day with the cicada choir. It’s the transition time, with fresh little … Continue reading

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What Is It About August?

For most people August is that last blast of good summer warmth, the time of vacations, beaches, Maine woods, lakes, and escaping the cares of home and work. ¬†For me this is true as well, but August is also the … Continue reading

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