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  • My Ugly Garden

    I pretty much have an ugly garden.  I used to feel bad about it sometimes and go around madly trying to “clean” it up.  But after reading about some other ugly gardens, I have decided not to fight it. There aren’t a lot of pictures on this site of my garden because my camera situation […]

    Jun 1st, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • Garden update

    I have been lax on updating my garden notes.  The book my Mom gave me and this blog.  Too busy is my excuse. The peas and strawberries are flowering.   The lettuce and spinach are being eaten.  The tomato plants are mostly in the ground.  I put in some cucumber seedlings this morning and in the […]

    May 25th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • Early April Update

    Lettuce, spinach and peas are finally starting to come up outside.  A few sweet peas sprouting.  The broccoli is coming along. Very nice weather for a few days and I am stuck inside trying to figure out a website problem!  Why aren’t these support people helping me??  Maybe they are outside!  I need to plant […]

    Apr 2nd, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • Tomatoes

    The tomato seedlings are coming along well.  I transferred them to larger pots today.  I have 5 cherry tomatoes, and 8 Livingston.  The Beefsteak are not as big and I don’t have room for larger pots,  so I didn’t transfer them yet.  I need to put up another light shelf.  I will want to start […]

    Mar 27th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • Peas

    Planted snap peas from Botanical Gardens,  (last years seeds) and shelling peas (from Freedom Seeds, ordered last year) on Saturday.  Covered them with milk carton greenhouses because it is going to be frosty the next few nights.  Also, I believe last year the birds and/or squirrels ate a lot of my pea seeds!  I pre-sprouted […]

    Mar 21st, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • March 18, 2010

    The garlic and onions look a little frosted, maybe I should have covered them up with something. Today I planted the red and white potatoes from organic potatoes that had sprouted,  and spinach and lettuce from freedomseeds.org.

    Mar 18th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • March 17, 2010

    I planted my garlic shoots and moved some onions that were left from last year. Worked on the large garden area.

    Mar 18th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • March 16, 2010

    Carol at May Dreams Gardens says to plant peas, spinach and sweet peas on St. Patrick’s Day (tomorrow).  Next week plant lettuce.  On March 30, lant root crops like radishes and onions – the moon will be right.  Should I plant my garlic and potatoes then too?  The garlic shoots are growing but I don’t […]

    Mar 18th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • March 13, 2010

    Seeds started indoors: 12 Livingston’s Beauty tomatoes 8 Beefsteak tomatoes 6 Sugar Sweetie cherry tomatoes Experiment – I had some garlic that had sprouted, so I separated the sprouted cloves and planted each in a pot of dirt. It has been raining for the last 2 days or I would have planted them outside. I […]

    Mar 18th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
  • March 10, 2010

    Made a garden pathway. Winter sown seeds: morning glory milkweed sweet peas I had these morning glories seeds from last years plants.  They are mixed with the volunteer morning glories that came up by the side of the porch.  I would like to get a good amount growing there this year.

    Mar 18th, 2010 | Filed under Garden - 2010, Gardening
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