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Our weekend out of town; The Story.

Our weekend;   The Story.  I have a peridontist appointment about every three months, in a town about 2 + hours from where we live.  So we have turned it into a weekend getaway, and a visit with my mother who … Continue reading

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Link of the day: vegetarian opportunity

Kathy Freston at Huffington Post Excerpt: If everyone went vegetarian just for one day, the U.S. would save: ● 100 billion gallons of water, enough to supply all the homes in New England for almost 4 months; ● 1.5 billion … Continue reading

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We’re trying raised bed gardening – the slugs you know

Sweetie has been diligent in helping me create our kitchen vegetable garden bed these past several years. He digs it and turns the soil by shovel each spring, and then I add seeds, water and watch it grow. Oh were … Continue reading

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Front yard vegetable patches make food, but some gardens rile the neighbors

One tomato plant at a time equates to one step at a time in a growing new ‘movement’ of front yard vegetable patches. Yes, people are getting on board with the idea that one can actually grow food in their … Continue reading

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Update – Yard and Garden – July 15, 2007

Update – July 15, 2007 Vegetable Garden; doing well enough. Progress of seeds I planted; — Corn plants are looking now like corn you see in corn fields. — Beans, coming along, not too impressive yet — Squash – zucchini … Continue reading

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April 1, 2006 – Pruning n Trimming, Vegetable Garden – Garden Journal entry

April 1, 2006 – new spring season 2006 Giving the Harry Lauder Walking Stick tree a much-needed trim and setting out some of those early spring primroses and pansies launched us into our spring clean-up. After the winds and rains … Continue reading

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June 1, 2005 – Vegetable garden, Flower garden – Garden Journal entry

June 1, 2005 Where did I leave off in the journal. The vegetable garden seeds are up now and I’m getting a preview of what will grow and what won’t and it looks like the birds have been feasting on … Continue reading

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May 4, 2005 – Vegetable Garden, Barn Swallows – Garden Journal entry

May 4, 2005 Iris is blooming and gorgeous. My mother gave me these from her garden after she thinned hers last season and I got them planted in my yard last year. It was not the season for them to … Continue reading

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June 14, 2004 – Vegetable Garden – Grandchildren – Garden Journal entry

June 14, 2004 It has rained all week here and actually, I got a lot done in the yard (see previous posts). Saturday, and I tackled another section of the yard, edging and shovelling out another flower bed. My daughter … Continue reading

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June 2004 – Vegetable garden Year 2 – Garden Journal entry

June 10, 2004 I’m a frugal gardener, by that I mean whatever I can do on the cheap, by innovation, as close to free as possible. We reduced last year by choice to one income living and of necessity now, … Continue reading

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