Tag Archives: Vegetable gardening

Captivating

I wish. šŸ™‚ I not only would like a snappy title but wish I could start this post with recounting some really exciting or at least fun event from last week – nope. Everything is open here and the tourists … Continue reading

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Wordless Red Wednesday

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Hello September

I could try to deny it, but SeptemberĀ has arrived in all its glory anyway. Some of the maple trees are starting to turn andĀ leaves have started falling, a few here and a few there. FallĀ is definitely beautiful here in New … Continue reading

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Welcome to Victory Garden

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

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Tuesday talk

I always post on Monday, but I was busy. My church lady gardening friend asked me to help her bring some gardens back to life at a summer chapel near us. First, we shopped in my yard to get the … Continue reading

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August in New England

All the gardens are thriving. The cottage perennials, the hosta and other shade plants, and our veggies are all doing well. We still have a lot of flowers to cut and fresh vegetables for the table. Yesterday we took a … Continue reading

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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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Wordless Wednesday – 03/27/13

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Wordless Wednesday – 10/09/12

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The tale of two tomatoes

Here at 1840 Farm, we have had a banner year for heirloom tomatoes. My husband and I grew some Heirloom Beefsteak and Brandywine slicing tomatoes, and an assortment of cherry tomatoes including Black Cherry, Gardener’s Delight, and Blondkopfchen. Our daughter, … Continue reading

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