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The one where the seedlings saved the houseplants

It's the best time of the season - the days are getting longer, and we have spurts of spring mingling with snow, but hard winter is done. The water and septic line heat tapes are unplugged - the next electric bill will be considerably lower!Last…
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True leaves and other growth, and mud

The lettuce decided to start growing true leaves after today's watering. However, they are leaning a lot to reach the light since we only have one:But it's enough to grow things so I'm happy. More celery is coming up, the onions are…

Tomatoes & the inevitable salsa

[image links are broken after several hosting moves, hoping to find backups somewhere]I really did mess up with the tomatoes :lol They're all falling all over the place and planted so close together that a lot are falling into the middle…

Don’t eat the apple in the Garden of Eatin’

Bad stuff'll happen....weeds will take over so badly you can't catch up and all you can hope for it to clear little areas around the still producing plants so they aren't choked out. Tomatoes will grow so insanely big they'll all fall over and…

What a bounty! Woohoo!

Wow. I haven't even set foot in the garden in 3-4 days because of the heat then rain and I was thrilled by what I found. Our first red roma tomatoes, crooknecks and zucchini, lots of corn and more. Check it all out :thumbAnd the…

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…

Zucchinis and crooknecks and tomatoes, oh my!

Yes, I do have a "thing" for using the Wizard of Oz themed titles :pCrooknecks:Zucchinis:Roma tomatoes:Beefsteak tomato:Corn:Green beans:The thyme is FINALLY growing!And…

Too hot…dying….blech…..

I have 2 a/c units in the garage. WHY AM I HOT? Oh yeah, cause they're in the garage. WHY?!?! Oh, cause it costs an ARM and a LEG to run them. Stupid money. Too bad I can't barter with the power company...here, have some corn. Sigh.I HAVE…
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Those pictures I promised

I couldn't wait to get out and get pictures...I'm like a kid opening presents with this garden :lol Here's a pea pod:One of the ripening strawberries:And the tomatoes with their new supports (the smaller plants are the early girls that I…

Today: News! Tomorrow: Pictures!

I'm so excited I can't stand it :lolI 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)…

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…