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Compost that scrap - or regrow it?

If you're tossing all your scraps into your compost pile, read this before you toss any more! Here's some of my favourite things to regrow, though many more plants can be regrown. Potatoes Romaine Lettuce & Cabbage Celery Celery…
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Bacon Potato Soup

  Bacon Potato Soup Our favourite potato soup recipe. 1 lb bacon½ medium onion (chopped fine)1 clove garlic (diced)2 stalks celery (chopped fine)5 lbs potatoes (peeled and diced small)7 cups water1 can evaporated milk2…

General growy-ness

Just a general update on how things are going in the Garden of Eatin' today. The weeds are taking over. I need to get out there and attack with the weed whacker, it's that bad. It's not stopping things from growing, so that much is good! But…

How to get your vinyl floor to shine with potatoes

I'm afraid the dog ate most of the visuals before I could get pictures, so please just imagine if you will.... To start, go out to your potato patch and dig up enough red potatoes for dinner. We're roasting them, by the way. If you liked mashed,…

Still here

Not much to say...very busy with non gardening stuff! The garden is still doing great, I have about 6 or 7 zucchini , 2 summer squash, a bazillion tomato flowers but still no fruit (what's up with that?), the corn is waist high, the remaining…
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I died.

Really. When I saw the thermometer in my van and it said 106F, I died. Thankfully the a/c brought me back. Well, maybe not so much, it's still 80 degrees inside my house at 11pm and I'm miserable. I'm sure I sound melodramatic, but I tend to…

Today: News! Tomorrow: Pictures!

I'm so excited I can't stand it :lol I bought plant stakes at the Grocery Outlet yesterday and got plant tape at Lowes today (last roll in the whole store) and went out and took out the tomato cages I had (they were given to me, so no loss)…

Tater blooms and other eye candy

As requested, the russet potatoes in bloom (these are the organic store bought ones, the red seed potatoes I got aren't too far behind): While I was outside I wanted to snap a shot of the lettuce, which is amusing me with the growth.…

Holding steady

There hasn't really been much to blog about. I'm back to watering, the rain went away again. The weather's perfect, been about 70 so not too hot. Everything is growing well except the damn basil. I'll replant. Oh, the watermelons aren't doing…