Category Archives: 2010

Posts from 2010

Respect the Cones.

T’is the season to shop till we drop. We are busy going from place to place gathering various gifts for our families and friends. Along with distractions of our phones, kids, traffic and the season, we often do not pay … Continue reading

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Fall Greens.

Time to quickly decide on planting Fall Greens. Spinach , Lettuce, Kale, and mustard greens can all bn planted for fall harvest. Parsley and spinach can be harvested through winter. Though the 146 inches of precipitation that we had last … Continue reading

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Tomtoes, tomatoes, tomatoes!!!

All the work is worth it in the sandwiches and salads of the summer, and sauces and pickles in the winter. Continue reading

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Trip to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

    We made a day trip to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden today with the kids. Richmond is only 45  minutes away and we thought this would be a fun morning trip. Not only location, but cost are factors in … Continue reading

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Raised Bed Progress Report

The 12 inch height makes them comfortable to kneel or sit beside and work without straining your back.
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Frost, the Bite of old Man Winter in April?

These are some ideas to help mitigate damage cold air can do early in the gardening season. Continue reading

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Flowers for Easter and Gardening to Boot!

So for now I will watch the boob tube a little less. I will play with my dogs anf kids a little more and in a few months I will have veggies, berries and fruits to eat and enjoy. Go garden!! Continue reading

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Dirt, it’s what food grows in.

So consider the dirt that you grow in the next time you go to plant. Whether it come from on of those big boxes, the farm down the road, or you have taken the time to grow it yourself, remember … Continue reading

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Containers, Not all created equal.

Not all containers are created equal. When picking containers your first focus has to be the size of the plant or plants that you want to grow. You need to make sure that the mature plants are going to have … Continue reading

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Daylight savings Time Blues

So Sunday was daylight savings time. Yeah….I hate daylight savings time. I would rather they choose one way or the other to skew time and leave it that way. I prefer the post savings time skew. I matters in the … Continue reading

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