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Blog Catchup… then transplant (repeat to infinity)

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I’ve been a little tardy with blog posts since I’ve been spending most of my evenings lately transplanting seedlings into larger pots (hooray!) so this is a catchup/roundup post which is heavy on photos and links and low on verb-age. … Continue reading

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Post 2 of “Experiment – Salted Green Currant Tomato “Capers””

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A week has passed since post 1 of the experiment and today was the first re-salting day. They’ve definitely shrunk (not surprising) and many have ripened somewhat (should not have been surprising). Much of the grey sea salt had dissolved … Continue reading

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Part 2 of Behold the Melon

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Post by Erinn I have been coveting my single surviving melon for several weeks, visiting it daily and providing periodic sprinklings of hen manure in the surrounding area to dissuade the creatures from doing a dine and dash. Sometimes in … Continue reading

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The Great Glut of Pattypan Squash Family Challenge

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Post By: Andrew Buxton Every budding gardener has tried growing zucchini. Reputation has it that zucchini is the easiest and most forgiving vegetable to grow if you are not too sure of your gardening abilities. I have in the past … Continue reading

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Beauty of the Rosa Bianca Eggplant

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“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” – John Ruskin (1819-1900)

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Around the garden – August 20, 2012

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Experiment – Growing Sweet Potato Slips

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Next year we’re going to plant some sweet potatoes and I want to grow the slips from scratch. I noticed two weeks ago that one our sweet potatoes had started to sprout so I thought some early experimenting might be … Continue reading

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