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And now the Flower Half!

As, mentioned in the potager food post, for 2022 half the potager is being planted in cutting flowers for the “Growing Kindness” give-away bouquet project. I’m so excited, because it means trying some new crops, experimenting to get the timing … Continue reading

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June: Monthly review

June has finished, and although the gardener was often distracted by family matters, the garden carried on and charged ahead. Plants have nearly reached the top of the trellises and are spilling into paths. The daylilies are in full bloom … Continue reading

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Pretty Pairings

The days are passing so quickly, and changes in the garden are happening almost faster than can be recorded. The heat and humidity stimulate growth at an accelerated pace. Plants are doubling in size overnight, and flowers come and go … Continue reading

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Busy, busy

It’s been a little crazy around here lately. Suddenly the temperatures rose, the soil warmed and it was perfect weather for planting all the crops that have been languishing in pots and flats: melons, tomatoes, peppers, squash, etc. BUT, the … Continue reading

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The Cutting Garden expands

The Cutting Garden began its life as rather an afterthought. The loader had scraped away soil to level the surface for the potager, using it to fill the low northeast corner so the Lady Cottage could sit level. This left … Continue reading

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