Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tomatoes 2011

Ahh, Tomatoes!!  Could we ever really produce enough to have extra for selling after we satisfy our appetite for eating them in the garden AND bringing them in for sandwiches AND making tomato sauce AND sharing with our neighbors?! This … Continue reading

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Growing and Propagating Raspberries

In fall of 2010 we purchased a raspberry plant from a local nursery.  The longest two canes had leaves with some reddish coloring, but we purchased it anyway to get us started.   Research showed that the red color could be … Continue reading

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Bees, Fruit Flowers and Pollination

Last year I allowed volunteer sunflowers to do their wild thing in my garden.  The seven foot tall plants produced an immense number of 2-3″ flowers at every level of the stalk.  Beautiful! or so I thought.  Later in the … Continue reading

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Harvesting Onions & Details on Sun/water

Today, July 1, 2011, I harvested our little (big for us!) plot of onions.  In a 4′ x 8′ space there were 24 pulled at harvest time, about 5 pulled earlier in the season to eat as needed, and three … Continue reading

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