Tag Archives: spring gardening

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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Asparagus, Radishes and Pavers!

Today I got myself into the garden and remembered to take the camera! Yea me! I checked my garden and noticed the radishes have begun to come up under protective custody. The spinach and lettuces are also starting under the … Continue reading

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A Weekend of Sun!

We finally had a lovely late spring weekend with sun and temperatures in the low eighties. Everyone’s garden is flourishing from all the rain (and we’re expected to have three days more of it this week). I harvested lettuces, spinach, … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I can’t believe I haven’t written for more than a month. It isn’t as though the garden isn’t in full swing. I forgot the camera a number of times and then when I took it, I didn’t find time to … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Hands in the Dirt!!

It has been in the upper 60’s and mid-70’s for about two weeks. As I mentioned last week, I did some planting in the small Plot Against Hunger garden and my own, in hopes that the seeds will have an … Continue reading

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The Sun Returns, Briefly

After two weeks of raining, it finally stopped this weekend. Yesterday I ran by Paul’s house to pick up some tomatoes and cucumbers he had grown from seed. I dropped them off in the muddy garden and then went on … Continue reading

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