Tag Archives: Spring planting

First Planting

Today, I took an hour and a half after work to finish weeding the garden and to plant a few things.  I’ve been eating lettuce from the cold frame much of the winter, and decided it was time to plant … Continue reading

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Foiling the Evil Rabbit

Last week I spent time in the garden weeding it for planting.  There weren’t many weeds, because I cleaned up well last fall and laid down a good layer of compost.  But it took me a while, crawling around, making … 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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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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Vanquishing the Killer Rabbit

I went to the garden this week with a strategy in mind. When I was getting my seeds, I had a look at protective coverings. My intent was to do battle with descendants of the killer rabbit of Caerbannog. Those … Continue reading

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Inch By Inch

It may be that spring has arrived with the equinox. Today was a lovely spring day with warm temperatures and plenty of sun. By afternoon, I was ready to head to the garden and get started with the planting. But … Continue reading

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Spring Bounty Comes After the Rain

We had so much rain last week, that I was really grateful to be able to get into the gardens on Sunday.  Obviously there was weeding to be done, but the produce had grown as well.  In spite of the … Continue reading

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A Whole Weekend of Gardening: Spring May Be Sprung

What a gardening weekend!  The weather was unbelievably beautiful with temperatures in the upper fifties and lower sixties.  It started with a work party on Saturday morning at the garden at Central Library.  What a great group of volunteers came!  … Continue reading

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Plotting Against Hunger: Springing In

For a day last week I thought I might regret having planted the early seeds in my garden a couple weeks ago.  Then, lucky for us, we only got a tiny bit of snow and some rain rather than the … Continue reading

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Early Crops: The First Seeds Go In!

Even with another blizzard blowing across the plains, Sunday saw lots of activity in my community garden.  About 15 people were there, working on their gardens and helping to clean up our fence line and raise the height of the … Continue reading

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