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Fall Sowing, 2022

The garden has been super busy this summer, and I am barely keeping up. (You know, the usual.) I’m still waiting on my tomatoes, cucumbers, melons, and tomatillos to ripen, and I have already harvested the last of the snap peas and fava beans. Carrot and leek harvesting is ongoing; lettuces come and go depending…

What is new in 2022? And, starting to homestead in a suburban lot

This year, despite my best hopes, has become yet another year of intense learning about how best to grow things in my home garden. There are worse things, I know, but I am looking forward to eventually having a calm, uneventful spring in which I already know exactly what I like to grow and how…

February and March 2022: The Gardening Frenzy

As often happens in spring, I’m so busy doing the gardening that I don’t have the time or energy to write about the gardening I’m doing. So, here’s a summary of that’s all gone on the last few weeks. All spring crops and spring flowers have now been sown. I’ve built two new small raised…

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