Garden Update, August 2011

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It’s been over a month since my last garden update.  It was refreshing to take a couple weeks off blogging to focus my attention on my garden areas and preserving the harvest. It’s been a great gardening season.  One of the best in 3 years. However, as every year goes, I’ve learned a bit more […]

Garden Update, 7-27-2011

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It’s been a wonderful gardening season so far.  We’ve been under a heat wave, however, with days of rain interspersed giving everyone a much needed break from watering. I enjoy seeing the plants take off after a good hard rain as it’s been refreshing to actually see the plants thrive and grow.  (After 3 years […]

Simple Ways To Grow Herbs… Cheap.

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I was at the farmers market a few weeks ago when I mentioned to my mami that I was in search of basil and mint plants to grow at home.  Two of my favorite herbs that I hadn’t started from seed. She looked at me and said, “why don’t you just buy some cuttings and […]