Category Archives: Vegetable Gardening

Welcome to Victory Garden

Last week along with 35 of my fellow Master Gardeners, I spent the morning visiting Roger B. Swain’s personal Victory Garden. As I got out of the car, I saw a boot hanging over his mailbox causing me to smile, grab the camera and know … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday in the garden

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Seeing green and purple

We finally got some rain yesterday. I know other parts of the Country are suffering from too much rain, but we have been in a drought. The grass was mostly brown and when someone in the area mowed their grass … Continue reading

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Transition time

I knew the day would come when I pulled the last tomato out, but I still wasn’t ready. But, with nighttime temperatures hovering around 30 degrees, it was time. Down came the plastic to be reused for the winter chicken run … Continue reading

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Fruits of your labor

This time of year in New England is interesting. We savor every warm moment, don’t look forward to the mountains of leaves or the snow to follow, and enjoy every item picked in the garden before the first frost. Some days we harvest an … Continue reading

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Raised Bed Hoops DIY

A few years ago, we built our daughter a hoop house. She has made updates and put it to good use over the years for starting her heirloom vegetables early and enjoying her tomato crop later than the New England seasons … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

It has been a challenging gardening season, but once delicious heirloom tomatoes, pretty or not so pretty, arrive inside each and every one is enjoyed.  😉 .

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How the garden goes and grows

This has been a challenging gardening season from the very start with extreme temperatures and rain fall all over the charts. Evening temperatures are supposed to get down in the 40’s several nights this week. How do you think the … Continue reading

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Summer squash season

Back in April, we started our plants from seeds with the hope of enjoying a harvest of delicious zucchini. So far, it has been a good growing season. Growing heirloom varieties of zucchini and choosing not to use pesticides is … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Fresh Veggies

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