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Timing Fall Crops

It is hard as heck to imagine that one of these days, I’ll be longing for a hot day again, and for the fresh food that accompanies it, but it always happens. It is also hard, deep in the dog days, to realize that right now is when you have to start thinking about your…

Fall Gardening Class Starting Up!

Just to let you know, I’m starting another class this week – this one helping people get started with fall gardening and season extension. If you are like most folks, you probably start out enthusiastic about your garden, but around the middle of the summer, you get focused on harvesting, or overwhelmed by the heat…

What, you ask, has Sharon been duing, besides getting mud and manure on her? (I feel like there’s been a theme to some of my recent posts, no?) I’m sure you have nothing but this on your mind – the doins a’transpirin at my house being the focus of whole tens of people (well, maybe…

Garden Calendar When the dogstar is aglow plant petunias in the snow. When the snow begins to melt Wrap your hollyhocks in felt. When the felt begins to bloom pick the apples off your broom. When the broom begins to wear weed the turnips in your chair. When the chair begins to rock prune the…

Just to let you know, I’m going to be starting another class this coming week, beginning on Tuesday – this one helping people get started with fall gardening and season extension. If you are like most folks, you probably start out enthusiastic about your garden, but around the middle of the summer, you get focused…