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Rabbit Fence

Today, I bought some posts and fence material to make fences for some of my raised garden beds.  I have had trouble with rabbits eating various vegetables in the past, and rabbit repellent hasn’t been sufficient to keep them out … Continue reading

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Planting Chard, Lettuce, Beets, Carrots, Onions, Mitsuba, and Cilantro

On Saturday, I repaired the frame of the third garden bed.  On Sunday, I dug the bed and turned over the soil, which took a long time as I had to remove a lot of tree roots. Tonight, I finished preparing … Continue reading

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Planting Chard, Lettuce, Beets, Carrots, & Onions

I was planting by moonlight by the time I finished, which isn’t nearly as romantic as it sounds.  The rows may appear a little random when the plants come up, but that doesn’t really matter. First, I reserved space at the … Continue reading

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Fall Garden Update

Last night (September 29th), I watered garden bed number four, which was dry.  The other garden beds have a little moisture but will probably need water in a couple of days. At the end of July, I began planting more … Continue reading

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Cabbage Seedlings

The cabbage family seeds that we planted on Friday, August 16th are coming up.  This is brisk green pak choi in the photo, but the purple pak choi, cherry belle radishes, starbor kale, and snow queen cauliflower are all sprouting … Continue reading

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Planting 12: Kale, Cauliflower, Radish, Pak Choi, Lettuce

Continuing the fall planting theme, tonight my daughter helped me plant more cool weather crops.  I hope that the weather will stay warm long enough for these to grow, but that it’ll be cool enough that they will grow well. … Continue reading

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Cabbage, Radish & Lettuce

Although it has been cooler recently, the hot weather that we experienced earlier apparently prompted some of the cabbage family plants to produce flowers.  We first noticed this problem a few weeks ago.  Now, the pak choi cabbages have flower … Continue reading

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First Pea Pods

We picked the first pea pods of the year on Sunday, June 9th.  This first picking yielded only a dozen or so.  These are super sugar snap peas, so we eat the whole pod — no shelling!  We also picked … Continue reading

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Frost Warning

The temperature tonight is predicted to reach 29 to 32°F (-2 to 0°C).  To protect some plants, we covered bed number four (where the cabbages were transplanted; the other seedlings in that bed should be fine) with some sheets over the … Continue reading

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Outdoor Seedlings

Some of the seeds that I planted directly into the garden beds have started to germinate. First, an update on the pea seedlings that I planted in garden bed number two on March 30th and showed sprouting on April 11th. … Continue reading

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