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Beating Back the Flower Coup

After talking last week about the zinnia coup in the garden, I got in there this week and started to fight back. I was feeling immensely guilty about ripping some of them out, but along came a fellow gardener who … Continue reading

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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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Have I Mentioned It’s Hot?

Today Jane and Dani showed up at 8:00 am to weed the gardens and it was steamy even by then. It has only been dropping into the mid and upper seventies overnight, so you can get some idea of the … 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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It’s Too Darn Hot (now hum that)

Because we’re having a weekend of 100 degree weather and high humidity, I asked the Plot Against Hunger volunteers if they would start our weekly maintenance push earlier than usual. Dani was happy to oblige, and boy were we both … Continue reading

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The Work Continues

This morning, garden volunteers Sarah, Jane and Ben helped weed the large and small Plot Against Hunger gardens. The small garden has turned into Jane’s baby this year as she takes care of the eight tomatoes planted there, five of … Continue reading

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They’re Out There…

This is the weekend of the winged and many legged creatures. ¬†And a little gardening. Friday evening I was in the kitchen and heard that pinging noise that means something is flying at a light. It fell, hit the top … Continue reading

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