Tagged: Gardening

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Growing Potatoes, vertically!

This year, we are trying something new in the garden, POTATOES.   Given that potatoes are cheap and readily available at the store, and they can be easily purchased from a local source year round, Why Potatoes? Amy...

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A living room jungle

These enthusiastic onions under supplemental light will get planted out in March. (This flat includes green onions, walla walla onions, shallots and leeks) Our starts are doing well.  We now have two shelves filled with...

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Building Raised Beds

I thought it would be useful to include the schematic I used in building my newest addition to the garden in the form of three 7″ tall 4′x4′ raised garden beds which I built...

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Seeds!

I finished reading through my seed catalogues and cross referencing the offerings against my Maritime Northwest Garden guide.  My goal was to increase both the variety, quality and uglyness* of this year’s garden.  I found that...

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Gardening in a Small Suburban Home

In 2006, inspired by the book “The all new Square Foot Gardening” I began gardening in earnest along the side of our small suburban home.  I began with four 4×4 foot partially raised beds....

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Book Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

I finished reading the book ‘Animal, Vegetable, Miracle’ a few days ago, one of things which inspired me to increase our garden from five 4′x4′ vegetable garden beds to eight.   The three new beds are...