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Garden Update 7/20

Wednesday July 20, 2011
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Garden Update 7/20

Time for another garden update.  I have to confess, I haven’t been giving my garden much attention lately.  I’ve been trying to remember to water it every few days, but I’m sure it’s a bit on the parched side. I’ve concluded that my garden is never going to produce the great yields others do,...

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Garden Update 7/6

Wednesday July 6, 2011
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Garden Update 7/6

I have never considered myself to have a green thumb, so the fact that things are growing that I planted is beyond exciting to me.   I updated only a week ago, but in that short time, I’ve seen a lot of growth! Here’s how the garden looks today … I love checking out the...

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Garden Update

Tuesday June 28, 2011
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Garden Update

It was late May when I first planted my vegetable garden.   It’s about a month later, so it’s time to check in and see how things are growing. Let’s start with the Redneck Wheelbarrow Bed. It started out looking like this: I planted 3 varieties of small tomatoes.  From left to middle to back...

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The Redneck City Slicker Square Foot Gardener

Friday June 3, 2011
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The Redneck City Slicker Square Foot Gardener

I would say my  gardening prowess is best defined by my ability to spend money at Home Depot.  I have never considered myself to have a green thumb, and have viewed lawn and garden care as my husband’s domain. Last year, when I decided to get more frugal, I got  interested in  growing our...

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Mary Quite Contrary Attempts To Square Foot Garden

Sunday June 13, 2010
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Mary Quite Contrary Attempts To Square Foot Garden

Back in May, as I was reading around the blogosphere , I saw that many people were working on their square foot gardens.  Initially I didn’t think much about it.   After all, I do not have a green thumb.  My husband does and he does a little garden in the backyard every summer.  However,...

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Cherry Tomatoes

Thursday September 11, 2008
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The kids are out back right now, harvesting cherry tomatoes from the garden.  They came running inside with a couple in their hands to put on the counter and then went running back out to grab some more. As Wendy was running back outside she commented, “We’re going to have a lot of cherry...

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