Monthly Archives: June 2011

Getting a Bigger Harvest

When setting out to grow your own food, the ultimate goal is to, well, actually get some food.  Gardening is good and all, but if you end up with a lot of dying plants and no fruit season after season, chances are … Continue reading

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Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

Today my kids were sick so we didn’t do a lot. Kind of did that hole up mid-summer afternoon in the living room thing. If you live out here then you know summer is a  very warm and wet time, … Continue reading

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Zoning Out

Vegetable plants are a gateway drug. You start out with a Burpee Big Boy tomato plant from Home Depot. Like a first born child it consumes your time as you learn how to care for it. You water it, you … Continue reading

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