Tag Archives: swiss chard

A Decent Start

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

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The Dark Horse

Hands down, my swiss chard was absolutely the easiest, most resilient and most productive plant in my garden so far this year.  Here we have the Rhubarb variety: And the more subtle, traditional version: What’s wonderful about swiss chard is … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Despite April having been the third worst on record and May looking just as underwhelming thus far, most things in the garden are growing slowing but steadily. The Good: Remember when these potatoes were just starting to come up from … Continue reading

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For me, it’s all about instant gratification!

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

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