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all things that grow

Bad Carrot Crop

Freaky Carrot from the Garden Originally uploaded by jjzach This was not a good year for our carrots. They all came out looking like this and tasted like card board. I think next year I need to do some crop … Continue reading

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Window Box Recipe

2 Pink Geraniums 2 White Geraniums 2 Dusty Millers 1 Purple Verbena = a pretty combo that doesn’t need to be watered 5 times a day. I’m especially happy with the Carpet Blue Verbena in the center. It has grown … Continue reading

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Push Mower

Our latest green investment is a push mower from Clean Air Gardening. We sprung for the attachment to catch grass clippings. We will use some of the dry grass clippings to mulch the beds in the fall and for the … Continue reading

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Rain Barrel

I picked up a 55 gallon recycled rain barrel today. One half inch of rain will fill the whole barrel! It is a New England Rain Barrel that we were able to get at a reduced rate through our town. … Continue reading

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Strawberry Soup

Occasionally I cook . . . This week I made some chilled Strawberry Soup. It came out pretty good, but I’m not sure if it counts as cooking since I didn’t have to turn the stove on. Strawberry Soup 2 … Continue reading

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The Worms in the Basement

We finally set up the worm bin that I mentioned in a previous post last week. We got our red wigglers online from a place called Planet Natural. You Grow Girl suggests that you make sure you ask for the … Continue reading

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Seed Folks

I recently read the book Seed Folks, by Paul Fleischman. This story is about the start of an inner city neighborhood garden from the perspective of 13 neighbors from many ethnic backgrounds. It is a young adult book, but was … Continue reading

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Companion Planting

I saw this nice Cucumber Trellis in the Gardeners.com catalog. It is a great solution for small spaces allowing you to plant behind/under the trellis. Too bad we already set up our trellis for the season.  We did do some … Continue reading

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Worms!

We saw An Incovenient Truth last night and we were inspired to start to change the world one worm at a time. The March 2007 Issue of Martha Stewart Living had some great information about how to Compost with Worms. … Continue reading

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Almost Done

We are finally using the kitchen full time again, although there are still some bits and pieces to complete. More pics of the progress and the kitchen warming parties. So far, I am loving our American Craftsman garden window and … Continue reading

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