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The End is Near

Our deck is looking awfully naked lately.  Gone are the sunflowers and pumpkin plants.  The tomato plants have been removed, and all that are left are the herbs and green onions. I loved having sunflowers this year.  We will definitely … Continue reading

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The Arrival of the Lemon Queen

A really long week is almost over.  Zach’s been out of town, I’ve been out of town, and the house has slumped into a unclean state.  I was doing dishes…again…while the boys were at evening VBS, and feeling depressed.  I … Continue reading

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We Have A Pumpkin!

The deck garden is mammoth.  The herbs are finally in and the boys are doing experimental munching, having forgotten what fresh herbs taste like from last summer.  Ben loves dill weed but hates sage.  We have peas growing and lots … Continue reading

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If We Could Just Get One Pumpkin…

Our deck garden is coming along marvelously this year.  Supervising the planting really paid off, as the boys put copious amounts of dirt into the planters instead of mostly rocks. Pretty much everything has come up but I have yet … Continue reading

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We Have Sprouts!

All of our seedlings are starting to poke up!  It is so nice to see something green after nothing but brown, hibernating plants all winter.  The boys have been watering the seedlings in the eggshell pots with an eye dropper.  The … Continue reading

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Oats Peas Beans and Barley Grow

Our annual deck garden planting has begun!  Again, we are behind, as we are just getting seedlings started now, but it’s much better than last year when we didn’t get anything going till June. For months I have been hoarding … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Tiny Garden

We’ve reached the end of another fun season of gardening.  A few weeks ago, we plucked the beans and peppers.  Their yield was ridiculously low, with almost no green beans and only two tiny bell peppers.  The previous year, those … Continue reading

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