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Transplanting Peppers, Eggplant, & Marigolds

Today, my daughter helped me transplant the pepper and eggplant seedlings into garden bed number one.  I originally planted the seeds on March 14th.  We followed much the same transplanting procedure as last year and the year before.  The peppers have … Continue reading

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Transplanting Tomatoes

Today (yesterday by the time I finish writing), I transplanted all the tomatoes into garden bed number one.  I transplanted both the early tomatoes that I planted on March 14th and the other tomatoes that I planted on April 16th. … Continue reading

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Weeding & Thinning Basil

My ‘gecofure’ sweet basil seedlings have been growing and now have some true leaves.  It’s been a month since I planted them. Today, I decided to remove the plastic wrap and pull the weeds that have been growing very well. … Continue reading

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Transplanting Peppers & Eggplant

This evening, I transplanted my pepper and eggplant seedlings into garden bed number four, following the same procedure as when I transplanted the tomatoes. I had my daughter cut X-shaped holes in the landscape fabric, then I folded the flaps … Continue reading

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Transplanting Tomatoes & Marigolds

Tonight, I transplanted all my tomato seedlings, and the ‘golden guardian’ marigold seedlings, into garden bed number four.  I had moved most of the seedlings to the cold frame two weeks ago.  I usually plant the early tomatoes first, then … Continue reading

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Cabbage Greens & Roots Seedlings & Failures

Of the nine different kinds of seeds that I planted in garden bed number one on April 24th, three seem to be complete no-shows and a fourth is questionable.  While the other vegetables are growing in good numbers (see photos … Continue reading

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Pruning Cherry & Peach Trees and Caring for Seedlings

This weekend, I pruned my cherry ‘north star’ and peach ‘redhaven.’  Last year, I explained in detail how I prune these trees in two posts, “Pruning the Cherry & Peach” and “Peach Tree & More on Pruning.”  I pruned the … 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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Transplanting 04: Peppers, Eggplant, and Marigolds

On Saturday (May 18th), we transplanted the pepper, eggplant, and marigold seedlings into garden bed number three.  That bed is completely planted now. I followed the same procedure as in transplanting the tomatoes.  For each pot of seedlings (I plant … Continue reading

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Transplanting 03: The Rest of the Tomatoes

Last evening (May 7th), I transplanted the rest of my tomato seedlings into garden bed number three.  I have been moving them outside during the day every day since last Friday (May 3rd) to “harden them off,” i.e. get them … Continue reading

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