Author Archives: Charlotte

What is This Called?

I was wondering if anyone could help me identify this plant. I would love to know what it’s called.  Please help if you can.

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Compostable Chip Bag?

When I was at the grocery store and saw that Sunchips had a compostable chip bag I couldn’t resist.   They claim that in an active hot clompost pile it will break down in 13 weeks.  As my pile is just … Continue reading

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Seed Organization

Yay, my order of seeds from Heirloom Seeds came in the other day.  I have been doing a lot of research for my new square foot garden.  Until this becomes second nature, where I know this information, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Gourds, Gourds, Gourds

I can’t believe I’ve gotten so many gourds this year.  I planted two different varieties.  The small ones are Baby Bottles and the large ones are Dipper Long Handles.  I’m a little disappointed in the Baby Bottles I  thought they … Continue reading

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What I Did This Weekend

I am pleased to say I survived to tell the story of getting my square foot garden beds ready for planting.  I originally thought I would build one trellis bed and one 4 x 8 bed, in hindsight I think … Continue reading

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What Goes Where

Below I have a sketch of what I will be planting in my new square foot garden.  Some seeds will be planted ASAP and others in September.  By the end of the weekend I hope to have two beds ready … Continue reading

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Take Me Back

It never ceases to amaze me how a smell, a sound or even a plant can take us back in time.   The plant for me is a geranium.  Every time I see a geranium it reminds me of a … Continue reading

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Where’s the Garden

After many hours of measuring, I finally have a drawing of my lot and a decision as to where the Garden will go. Here is a layout of what the garden will look like when all the beds have been … Continue reading

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Let the Journey Begin

I have spent the last few days making a list of what to do to start my 4 season garden.  If anyone out there has any suggestions I am open for any help I can get. 1.  Get planting schedule … Continue reading

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Change is coming

It seems that I am on my two week anniversary of starting my blog.  I must admit that I did not check out other gardeners blogs before jumping in head first to start my own.  I didn’t really think any … Continue reading

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