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Transplanting Okra

On Saturday (May 30th), I decided to transplant okra into garden bed number three a few hours after I finished transplanting the peppers, eggplant, and marigolds.  In the past two years, I’ve planted okra seeds directly into the garden rather … Continue reading

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Shiso Flowers

Two years ago, I planted sweet William in my large window planter.  I transplanted some of the plants that grew, and left the big planter in the garden over the (2013-2014) winter. Most of the sweet William died that winter.  While the … Continue reading

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Morning Glory Vines, Bean Flowers, & Herbs

I had many “volunteer” morning glory plants come up in garden bed number one, where I planted them last year.  The flowers are purple.  A few weeks ago, I transplanted a couple of them so they can grow on the … Continue reading

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Radishes & Other Cabbage Family Plants

Yesterday evening, I harvested some radishes.  I took those that were fairly large, and some that were growing close together to give the remaining plants more space.  These radishes were planted just over a month ago, on April 24th. To … 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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Okra & Morning Glory

The okra, moonflower, and morning glory that I planted in garden bed number one are up and have their first true leaves.  On Sunday (June 9th), I removed the plastic milk jugs that were protecting the three groups of okra … Continue reading

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Transplanting 05: Herbs

I transplanted the herbs on Sunday, June 9th.  These are the last of the plants that we planted and grew indoors.  We transplanted the cabbages; early tomatoes and other tomatoes; and peppers, eggplant, and marigolds earlier. Most of the herbs were transplanted into garden … Continue reading

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Thinning Cabbages and Weeding

When I transplanted the pak choi and asian cabbages, all but one of the peat pots had two plants growing in them.  They’ve grown too large to coexist, so today I removed the smaller cabbage of each pair.  I’ve just … Continue reading

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Flowering Peppers, Rabbits, Tomatoes and Marigolds

This evening, I weeded (part of) garden bed number one.  You can get an idea of what it looked like from the second photo in yesterday’s post.  There was a lot of dill, cilantro, shiso, tomatillo, and even a few … Continue reading

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Planting 08: Okra, Morning Glory, Moonflower, and Parsnips

This evening, I planted some seeds in garden bed number one.  I prepared the morning glory, moonflower, and parsnip seeds by putting them in water last night to soak.  The seed packets say that soaking these seeds will help them … Continue reading

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