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Category Archives: Organic Gardening
As I ponder our food supply, the urgency of GROWING YOUR OWN is even more apparent. We normally get most of our greens from our garden or a friend’s CSA but it felt like we haven’t had enough greens lately. … Continue reading
This morning I saw little red dots all over the leaves of my one tomatillo plant. Up until this point it was gorgeous and amazingly green ~ having followed a crop of peas that must have fixed nitrogen well for … Continue reading
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
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
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