Garden Progress

We have officially eaten food grown in our little garden -- and it was good! Early July progress (I need to get a picture now, things are much fuller): Last week the harvest from those green beans gave us our side dish for dinner. And again -- they were surprisingly good. The plants themselves seem …

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Garden Update: It’s All Happening

I shouldn't say how long this plan took, but it was all of January. Thanks to a 65 degree Saturday in mid-February, things got underway! First up: the bed for strawberries. Off to Lowes for lumber. To keep my costs down, I wanted to make a bed out of a single piece of wood. I settled on a …

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2017: Bumper Crop or Bust

At least once a year I spend an unreasonable amount of time romanticizing vegetable gardening and making my plans. “Everyone says homegrown vegetables taste delicious! Think of the money we’ll save not buying carrots!” I imagine the kids, faces smudged with sweat and mud, filling baskets with our yard's bountiful yield without throwing dirt on one another or "accidentally" spraying …

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