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Focus on Garden Varieties for Zone 4: Spring 2012

Time to Order Seeds Well folks, it’s garden time again. I have a stack of garden catalogs beside my couch. When taking a break from work, I pore over this year’s offerings. Though your die-hard gardeners probably already have their … Continue reading

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In Praise for the Field Part 2: Garden Progress Report

This morning, while watering the garden before bathing for church, I didn’t want to leave. The air was cool, and smelled of damp earth. I walked around languidly examining the bright rows. I love this time of year. Everything is … 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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