Category Archives: Vegetable Garden

A Midsummer Garden Update

Here in the panhandle of Florida, it’s been a crazy summer.  If the heat hasn’t gotten to your garden, then the rain probably has.  Over this Fourth of July holiday, here at my house, I have had over 8″ of … Continue reading

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Garden Update

Here it is almost 8 pm and I just came in from working in the garden.  The days have gotten longer and that just means that much more time to work in the yard.  I have been so busy working … Continue reading

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Starting My Seedlings

Hooray, it’s time to start your seeds indoors.  Somehow, no matter how tired or busy I am, I seem to be able to muster the energy to start my seeds.  Starting seeds brings visions of a beautiful garden and plates … Continue reading

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Building of the West Garden

I hope everyone is having a wonderful 2013. I took a week off between Christmas and New Years to get my west garden ready.  To say the least, I felt that I needed a vacation from my vacation when all … Continue reading

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Gardening 101 – Raised Beds

Raised garden beds are, in my opinion, a gardeners best friend. Benefits of raised beds: Allows the gardener to use the best soil possible. Allows for a garden to be planted on an incline. Keeps soil for eroding. Keeps soil … Continue reading

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How to figure out if you have enough time to replant before winter.

I went out today to check on my tomatoes I had replanted the other day. To put it mildly, I was not pleased.  Out of 40 plants maybe 10 will make it.  I am not sure what I did wrong, … Continue reading

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Veggies to plant in July and August

I hope the heat hasn’t completely devastated everyones vegetable gardens.  If you live in the panhandle of florida there are only a few new crops to be planted in July.  These are eggplant, okra, peppers and watermelon.   But if … Continue reading

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Tomatoes – Shade vs Sun

I started my tomatoes from seed in the spring.  I planted about 18 plants in the garden, gave away as many as I could, and still had a few left.  I don’t know about you, but it hurts my feelings … Continue reading

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There’s nothing like eating Sauteed veggies fresh from the Garden

With the pile of zucchinis growing in the fridge, I new I had to do something.  The easy and delicious answer was just to sauteed them, along with fresh onions, and a little EVO.  

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Garden update

Besides the addition of chickens, one of the biggest changes around here is my vegetable garden.  I found pics from August of 2010 of what the place used to look like.   Early spring of this year I concentrated my … Continue reading

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