Category Archives: Gardening

Lettuce seed germination requirements

Here is a piece of information concerning lettuce seed germination I came across some time ago. In related research, plant physiologists wondered why people have trouble with seed germination of lettuce in their vegetable gardens. They knew that seed germination … Continue reading

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Tuber Planting Heaven is Nigh!

As spring gets ever closer (it’s March 5th as I write this), it’s time to begin thinking about those first vegetables of the gardening season. Potatoes are among the best vegetables to grow and they deserve your consideration. As a … Continue reading

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The Actual Cost of Vegetables at the Store

I though it might be interesting to take a look at the actual cost of certain vegetables I pay for at the grocery store. I was amazed to find that no one seems to be tracking this sort of stuff. … Continue reading

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Garlic Update – Not a Pretty Picture!

‘Stinking rose the heady scent of you tangy spicy most underrated year-round orb bulbous root incandescent moon’ If you read my blog on ‘Growing Garlic in a Pot’ posted on the 9th of February you would know not to expect … Continue reading

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Growing garlic in a pot!

After doing some research on the internet, I came to the conclusion that planting garlic is not a very success prone venture unless you know exactly what you’re doing. Which I don’t. But, that’s never stopped me before and it … Continue reading

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Now’s the time to plan your spring garden!

Sure, winter is in full spring. As I write this it’s snowing outside and the temperatures are expected to drop into the teens over the next few days. So why even talk about gardening? Well, I’m not actually talking about … Continue reading

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Fresh Romaine in December from My Cold Frame

While it might be cold outside, my mini cold frames are doing great. There have recently been a few nights when the temperatures outside have plunged into the teens! But witness (picture at right) how healthy the romaine lettuce is … Continue reading

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Pink Flowering Dogwood Seed Propagation?

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August Raised Bed Recap

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Roadside Vegetable Stands May Be Coming Back!

Article by the Forsythkid

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