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How To Turn a Shed into a Garden Kitchen

This is a guest post from Tiger Sheds. Summer brings blooming flowers, sunny days, and warm weather to backyards around the world. Entertaining guests or neighbours in the yard is a pleasant alternative to eating indoors, but it can be difficult…
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In the zone

Here's a clue (less of a clue and more an obvious answer, thanks to some paperwork being finalized) where I'm going to be gardening at next spring: http://www.plantmaps.com/interactive-alberta-plant-zone-hardiness-map.phpBut according…
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Shh, don’t remind me

Yes it's almost February.Resolutions? I don't recall any resolutions. Don't you dare scroll down that page!I said don't!That should be an indication how those are going (I've had a few people email and ask) ;)Soap making is FUN.…

Cheater McCheaterson

Starting from seed isn't gonna happen this year. I'm sooooooo behind in school and work that I just had to let that one thing go (that ONE thing? Have you seen the sink full of dishes.... sigh). I'm going to get plants from the nursery (or maybe…

Bucket Garden

Headed to the store today!
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Heading into spring

Sunny, warm February. Idaho can kiss my butt ;) No offense to my Idahoan readers of course...I already need to mow the lawn and flowers are blooming!Trying to find time to think about the garden. Being a single full time student while being…
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Getting all smart and stuff

Life throws some whopper curveballs sometimes.Unfortunately after being with my husband for 12 years, I recently learned he's not the person anyone thought him to be. I try not to post personal stuff on this blog (being a gardening blog and…
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Oregon October Garden Checklist

Can you believe it's the first day of Autumn already and almost October? The stores are filled with Halloween and Autumn decorations and quickly filling up more with Winter/Christmas decorations. Crazy!If you live in Oregon, OSU's Extension…
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Almost done for the year

The last of the potatoes and onions got harvested yesterday. The onions were trying to flower, I guess it's been this bizarre 'super hot to below normal temps' weather. All that is left are a few cucumbers and tons of tomatoes. I'm thinking…

How should my fall garden grow?

What do you want to see my bust my fool neck trying to keep alive this fall? To make it extra challenging, nothing from the Cruciferous family (migraine city for me!) - I know they're great for fall and winter crops too, sorry! Cruciferous (krew-SIH-fer-uhs)…

May in Oregon

http://extension.oregonstate.edu/gardening/calendar/#mayLeafrolling worms will affect apples and blueberries. Prune off affected leaves and place pheromone traps or spray with approved pesticides. Trap moles and gophers as new mounds appear. Control…
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Things are happening, a tiny bit at a time

Transplanting and I are not best of friends. I'm bad about properly hardening off. I can tell anyone how to do it, but when it comes down to it myself, I forget. Both to put them outside, and to remember to bring them in at the proper time for…