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Spring creeps in

We’ve had a few days of nearly seasonal temperatures. We’ve heard the first Harleys of the season. There may be an end to winter after all. Here are a few pictures from last week’s flower and garden show: While it … Continue reading

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The Last of the Summer

Tomatoes. We has them.

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Putting away a few tomatoes

Process photos for about three quarts of tomatoes : These will be good when the snow is over the garden.

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All about the compost

On the occasion of our new bin, here we are doing our best American Gothic: and here’s the bin: We have the capacity for all of next year’s vegetables, and in fact have a trash can full of the “black … Continue reading

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No poxy little plastic pots

Seeds are arriving on the doorstep. Before long we'll be up to our knees in dirt and various vegetable projects. The first of the seeds include onions, peas, peppers, and radishes. Also a nifty garden gadget that forms pots for … Continue reading

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Sunday Bonsai

An afternoon project from last year, well into next year and beyond. The shrub is a cotoneaster horizontalis, a rockspray cotoneaster, approximately two years old. Spent last year getting the plant healthy and established to the local conditions. It is … Continue reading

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