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Solar Frog Puddle and Planting Cucumbers

It’s over 80* out in New Jersey today and tomorrow. I put the sprinklers on for the first time today. Though it will get colder near the end of the week, I am taking the chance and planting cucumber seeds today. My friend Angela came over for coffee and I…

Onion Sets, Pole Beans and My First Tiny Tomato!

My back was feeling MUCH better today so I planted 36 onions, a gift from my aunt and uncle. THANK YOU! My Kentucky Wonder pole beans have almost all sprouted and I can’t wait for them to start climbing up the TP Trellis One, tiny cherry tomato. The first this…

Moving the Lilac and Will Row Covers Rescue My Veggies?

Three years ago I bought some foundation gardens from http://springhillnursery.com One was a shade garden (which is now in full sun and some of it is being moved around) and the other was a beautiful corner garden which I adapted to the space under my living room picture window. The…

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…