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The Heat is On! Asparagus and Pole Beans Are Planted.

The asparagus is an exercise in patience on my part. From what I’ve been reading, I need to hold off on harvesting spears until the third season! I planted six “Mary Washington” crowns yesterday and now I just can’t wait to see them peek up through the 2”covering of soil…

It’s Arbor Day, So I Planted Some Horseradish.

I finished digging a new garden bed (veg garden E) yesterday. You should just be able to see the stakes at the four corners of the bed in the picture here.  As soon as it’s boxed out (hopefully we’ll get the wood today) and I get some more garden soil…

I Couldn’t Wait, I Hope They Live

My Rutgers tomato seedlings looked leggy to me so rather than move them into larger pots (what I doubtlessly SHOULD have done) I put them in the garden yesterday. I buried them much deeper than they were in the peat pots because they were all laying down on top of…

Edible, Shady Ground Cover and Sun Loving Herbs

The Northern side of our lot is very shady thanks to a stand of tall oak trees in that area, and at this point, I’ve got nothing planted beneath them. I would love to use the space for some edible landscaping, but have been unsure about what to plant in…