Tag Archives: Organic gardening

Monday, Monday

Uninvited guests arrived for the holiday. There were two of them, and they were looking for an endless buffet. I know they are handsome, but the only thing they got served was another dose of Milorganite spread around on the grass to deter a … Continue reading

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Blueberries

Spring arrived yesterday to a morning temperature of 18 degrees. Somehow I was hoping for a little more. So, Mother Nature gifted me with a good old-fashioned snow storm this morning. 🙂 I’ve had blueberries on my mind lately. Last Monday, … Continue reading

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How’s your gut?

I spent Saturday with Master Gardeners from all over the state of New Hampshire at our Spring Symposium. There were sessions that included an update on an amazing community gardening project for refugees in Concord, advice for taking time to … Continue reading

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It’s Frosty Out There

Sunday morning, Valentine’s Day, we woke up to -11 degrees F with a wind chill of -33. This morning it was  only -11 with no wind. Tomorrow it is going up to 50. If this weather roller coaster is a … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday in the garden

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Seeds and Snow

February is the time of year when gardeners everywhere are scouring seed catalogs and getting ready to start the process of planting those individual seeds into cells tucked under lights and kept warm and watered until they are ready for the garden. This winter … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

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Wordless Wednesday – Last One in 2014

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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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