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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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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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Peppers & Eggplant Update

The weather forecast is predicting temperatures closer to normal, rather than the swings between hot and cold that we have been experiencing.  That’s why, on Sunday, June 9th, we removed the water jackets from the eggplant and pepper plants and … 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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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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Another Frost Warning

While I was pruning the blackberries yesterday, there was a short rain shower followed by a sudden drop in temperature.  There was a frost warning for last night and another warning for tonight.  We prepared much as we did for … 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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