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Gardening: end of the season

Yesterday afternoon, I harvested almost 50 lbs. of unripe tomatoes. No problem. They’ll ripen over the next several weeks. Last year, fresh tomatoes graced my plate until after Thanksgiving. Same for the people they were shared with. My favorite tomato … Continue reading

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Garden joy and beauty

Here is a series of short videos to show the initial joyous results of phase 1 of regenerating a semi-desert, dead back yard. This is what it looked like to begin with. In October, we’ll plant a couple of fruiting … Continue reading

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Gardening: indoor/outdoor #6

After a killing frost on June 8, cold nights for another almost three weeks, new raised beds that weren’t breathing, plus me watering the plants in the ground too much (afraid they’d dry out), this garden is now showing its … Continue reading

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Gardening, indoor/outdoor #5

We had a killing frost on June 7 or 8. Even the old timers were taken by surprise. June 1st is happy planting day, so everyone had crop in and beds seeded. Wuh wuh. With the people that I know, … Continue reading

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Gardening: indoor/outdoor #4

What began indoors (baby plants) will slowly make their way outdoors to garden beds. In the meantime, young tomato plants of nine varieties, all organic and several heirloom, pumpkin (3 varieties: one is a native blue), winter squashes including including … Continue reading

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