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March 28, 2019

I've posted previously (twice!) about DC area spring plant sales. I love these sales because you can pick up a ton of high quality plants while supporting our public gardens and horticultural institutions.

March 21, 2019

So basically, I got no grapes off my backyard grape vine last year. While part of it probably had to do with the weather, I think most of the problem had to do with improper pruning. I did a lot of reading about grape vine pruning: University of Maryland, Penn State, N...

March 14, 2019

I wasn't able to start planting on Saturday because the soil was too wet from all the rain. Today's forecast calls for a high of 70F, so I'm busy planting all the things!

Here's what I'm growing in my plot at Pomegranate Alley Community Garden:

For my backyard garden, I'...

March 7, 2019

After tonight, we're expecting to see temperatures remain above freezing for the next 10 days at least (yes, even with the snow on Friday). Jackpot, time to start planting! I intend to begin planting small cold-tolerant salad-y stuff this Saturday. If you are looking f...

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September 12, 2019

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