Category Archives: The Garden

Seasonal garden advice

It’s not Too Late to Plant a Garden: the Month of June

Even if you haven’t planted a thing in your garden yet, it is not too late to plan for an abundant fall harvest, and some good summer eating.  Even in zone 4b, June is a great month to plant.   It’s … Continue reading

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Plant Snobbery

Let’s face it.  Some of us are snobs.  My brother says I’m a coffee snob, because I won’t drink coffee that is over one hour old.  He might have a point,  but he doesn’t have much room to talk, for … Continue reading

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Till the Soil and Start Planting

The time has come to discuss planting directly in the garden.  Now bear in mind that my planting dates are later than those in many other parts of the country.  That is because I live in a short season growing area … Continue reading

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Transplanting Seedlings

Do You Need to Transplant Your Seedlings? How do you know if you need to give your plantlets a little more room?  The first clue is if they start to slow down in their growth.  I probably should have transplanted … Continue reading

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