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Contents of a Small Container Garden

The small container garden is fully planted for the spring.  It contains: Lots of buttercrunch lettuce 2 or 3 radishes, left for bad bug repellent 12 garlic (they should keep the flea beetles off the eggplants) 2 eggplants 4 snap … Continue reading

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Cheap Therapy, I mean, Container Gardening

I was really frustrated earlier today.  No particular reason, even, just a collection of little aggravations at the tail-end of a great but long semester.  Restoring order to my little corner of the world helps, so I cleared some chores.  … Continue reading

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Gift of the Day

It was clear and beautiful yesterday, a gift of a day.   I spent some time tending to the plants, and then ate lunch outside on the concrete slab, I mean, patio, just to be outside a bit longer.   … Continue reading

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Seedlings! Part 2

Check out some of the same plants as the earlier post, just about two weeks later. Now this isn’t so much about me as about the vegetables.  After all, they do most of the work.  It’s fun to watch them … Continue reading

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Last weekend, I planted seeds, and today I just got done planting seedlings.  I planted three each of cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and yellow squash. Then I wanted to hover and chant, “Grow… grow… GROW!!!” It’s fun to watch the plants … Continue reading

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