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Some of you will remember my aesthetically unpleasing yet wonderfully utilitarian apparatus from Lee Valley. It was pressed into service again this year; for more information please click here. Here we have the crowd pleasing sugar snap peas alongside some … Continue reading
With the beautiful spring weather lately many people have been asking about just when they can get started in their gardens-I managed to find some time this weekend and couldn’t resist getting my hands dirty. This year I’ve planted: Brussel … Continue reading
I had forgotten what back-breaking work it is to plant seeds-especially the tiny lettuce seeds that haven’t been pelleted (covered in clay). They’re hard to pick up and hold in your fingertips-mine seem to disappear under my nails every time! … Continue reading
And all of a sudden your garden is out of control and has taken on a life of its own. As you can see here, the Red Russian Kale has gone to flower, the spinach, kale and swiss chard have … Continue reading
Some people start plants indoors from seeds-bless their hearts. It involves dirt, trays, heating pads, special lights, lots of room, patience and cooperative kids & pets. I didn’t go that route; I don’t have any of those qualifiers and I … Continue reading