Category Archives: Gardening

Book Review: Free-Range Chicken Gardens

A few weeks ago, I won a copy of Jessi Bloom’s Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-Friendly Yard over at the fantastic blog The Walden Effect, and I promised all of you a review.  Well, I finally … Continue reading

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Summer Storms as Cheap Entertainment

We hadn’t had any rain in days, and temperatures have been intense to say the least.  So it was a relief and a blessing when we got a pretty serious storm yesterday evening, even though it knocked our power out … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fort Knox

You know, it’s rare to meet a person that just doesn’t like a good strawberry. Apparently, it’s also rare to meet a chicken, squirrel, chipmunk, crow, or other bird who doesn’t also like a good strawberry. This season I planted … Continue reading

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Saturday Links and Hooray, I Won!

Happy Saturday folks!  I got something in the mail today… Anna over at The Walden Effect has been running a few book giveaways lately, and I managed to win one!  If you’ve never read Anna and Mark’s blog before, I … Continue reading

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June Garden and Independence Days Update

It’s been a little while since I gave you guys a tour of my garden.  The herb garden is looking pretty good… …as is the back garden… …and the asparagus bed is nicely ferned out. There’s a little pop of … Continue reading

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Easy Tomato Protection

I am currently taking care of a sick toddler and trying to get some work hours in at the same time, so this is a reprint of a previously published post.  I’m happy to say that I’m using the same … Continue reading

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Today’s Harvest

From the left: Chadwick Cherry tomatoes, Mammoth Melting Sugar Snap Peas, Maxibel Haricot Vert Bush Bean.  Hope you’ll enjoy your dinner as much as we will!

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