Monthly Archives: August 2011

6 Composting Methods You Should Know About

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My apologies, guys, for this very delayed post on the different composting methods and techniques that I promised in my Composting Basics post. One of the hazards of the writing life and gardening is carpal tunnel syndrome…and I’ve just had … Continue reading

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Travel Garden Notes/Yikes! Call the Bush Hog!

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Where’s the garden? Did you ever feel like that after neglecting your garden for a time? Since I was only there to prepare the soil before I left, I had no idea what to expect. My husband did the planting … Continue reading

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Travel Garden Notes–Gardening on the Road

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What if you had to leave your garden behind in the early Spring–and you had to stay away for several months? Would you survive the trauma? How would you nurture your well developed need to cultivate earth space and watch … Continue reading

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Where to Buy Vegetable Seeds in Late Summer

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You may be wondering where to buy vegetable seeds in late summer. A seasoned gardener usually buys all the seeds he or she needs to use throughout the growing season. But what if the gardening bug hit suddenly late in … Continue reading

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What is a Recipe Garden? Beginning a Garden

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I invented the term “recipe garden” to refer to a small garden focused on the ingredients for one recipe. It’s a great way for new gardeners to get started. Instead of being overwhelmed with planning a garden for the first … Continue reading

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