Category Archives: Garden

Thinking Garden Thoughts

We got 6 inches of snow yesterday, but all I can think about is our garden this year!  We are lucky that our house has a decent-sized backyard (for our area), so I’m looking forward to growing tomatoes, peas, beans, … Continue reading

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Garden Update

A quick update on the garden. My tomato plants are huge, but the cherokee purples only have 2-3 green tomatoes each and the pink brandywine has none.  All have lots of flowers though. I’m waiting for the spinach and sugar … Continue reading

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Garden 2013

A lot is going on in the garden this year, and I’m fairly pleased with our progress.  We moved into our current house last June, so all we managed to plant last year was a few tomato plants.  This year … Continue reading

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Checking In

Wow, it’s been almost a month since I last posted.  Life has gotten crazy.  A few updates: Adoption – we met the expectant parents on April 21.  The meeting went really well, and they seem like great people.  She’s not … Continue reading

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Peas and Spinach

I’m only having a 50% success rate with the seeds I planted a few weeks ago.  The sugar snap peas are growing great.  The recent cold snap we’ve had doesn’t seem to have bothered the little seedlings at all.  I … Continue reading

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First Sprouts

The weather has been so gorgeous lately!  It’s really motivated me to get started with my garden.  Last fall I saved some seeds from our San Marzano and Brandywine tomatoes, and mid-last week I planted them in homemade seed pots.  … Continue reading

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Garden 2012

It’s so exciting to think that spring is almost here.  I can’t wait until the farmer’s market gets started again, and I’m looking forward to giving this gardening thing another shot.  Last year was our first attempt at a real … Continue reading

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