Author Archives: Charlotte

Orange Jam

I was so excited last week when one of my customers gave me a bag of naval oranges off her tree.  My first thought was to make marmalade, which I have previously made.  But then I remembered I had seen … Continue reading

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Vegetables to Plant in December

Time is just flying by.  I just can’t believe Christmas is just 18 days away.  I know everyone is busy but if you have a little empty room in your garden and are so inclined here is a list of … Continue reading

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Garden Update

The weather here has been warm and it seems my garden is really loving it.  We had our first frost about two weeks ago, and of course I forgot to write down the date.  I really need to get better … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy  Thanksgiving!! I have so much to be thankful for.  Among so many other things I am thankful for my garden.

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Dinner From the Garden – Mustard Greens and Baby Bok Choy

I finally got to harvest some of my dwarf baby bok choy and mustard greens from the garden.  The Bok Choy seeds came from a contest  I won over at Greenish Thumb last year.  When I won them it was no … Continue reading

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Vegetables to Plant in November

Today is election day, I hope everyone goes out and votes!  Regardless who wins, I hope we can all just get along. I don’t know about you?  But, my garden is full.  I will be pulling up most of my … Continue reading

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Garden Update for November

I wish the weather everywhere in the country was as nice as the weather we have been having.  We had a bit of a cool down mid October with temps dipping into the 40’s at night, but for the most … Continue reading

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Gardening 101 – Hardiness Zones

I had someone email me and ask if they were in the same hardiness zone as I am.  I thought I would take this opportunity to post a hardiness zone map.   I live in Navarre, Fl which is in … Continue reading

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Vegetables to plant in October

I can’t believe October is upon us.  Where did the summer go?  If you live in zone 8b I hope you had a chance to plant a second summer garden in August and September.  From now till spring it will … Continue reading

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Chic Update

As promised here is the latest pics of the not so baby, baby chics.  They have all acclimated well to being in with the hens and are getting a long fine.  The Naked Necks, commonly called Turkens, and Plymouth Barred … Continue reading

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