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September 27, 2018

As promised, I converted my garden from summer to fall last week. Once again, the raised beds are wrapped with row cover fabric to protect the Brassicas from cabbage white caterpillars. Meanwhile, the compost bin is overflowing from all of the spent tomato and gourd vi...

September 20, 2018

In the above video, Patrick Dolan explains his gardening methods. His methods have a lot of overlap with my own and I agree 100% with his five gardening principles:

  1. Grow a lot of food

  2. Don't spend much money

  3. Don't work harder than you have to

  4. Work with...

September 13, 2018

The first day of fall is little more than a week away. In that week, I will be saying goodbye to my summer garden plants in order to make room for fall vegetables. It's time: the cherry tomatoes are looking tired and the fruits are splitting from all of the rain. And H...

September 6, 2018

I was recently asked, "what's your favorite part of working at a garden center?" Without hesitation I responded, "answering customer questions." Who doesn't enjoy sharing their expertise with others on the topics that they're the most passionate about? I'm particularly...

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September 12, 2019

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