May 7, 2017

Transplant Growth

It’s the beginning of May and yesterday while I was in the basement watering the tomatoes and peppers, I noticed how ready they are to be planted outside and thought I would give you a glimpse of what they look like. A little back story first. Towards the end of January I decided to start my tomatoes, peppers, tomatillos, and ground cherries from seed in…

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April 29, 2017

It’s no joke when they say “April showers bring may flowers” as it sure has been raining quite a bit here lately and it’s hard to keep up with the growth on my plants. Weeds included… I will mention that I’ve recently switched to a No Dig method of gardening and the amounts should decrease from here on out. Fingers crossed. A little note on…

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April 24, 2017

Just a short update today. Managed to get on top of things this year and planted out my herb garden right. It happens to be part of a flower bed that sits in my backyard. It gets decent light, but I would not say it gets full sun. We’ll see how this effects the plants. You’ll notice that I reused some old chops sticks in…

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April 21, 2017

We are now halfway through April and Spring is in full swing. Things are coming to life and you can definitely tell the season is here to stay. Being that I am in Zone 5b however, it isn’t uncommon to get a late snowfall in May, so not everything can be planted such as tomatoes and peppers. Here is a little incite into what has…

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January 7, 2017

First off Happy New Year! I felt it worthwhile to provide an update now that we are starting the year fresh. January tends to mean that the days are going to start getting longer again. It is always nice to leave work when there is still some light out rather than pitch black darkness. That becomes so dreary. The other thing it means is that…

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