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Garden Gab Week 20…Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!

The weather here is HOT, that’s not a shocker or a secret. Today is the 35th day in a row that the temperature is expected to hit 100 deg F or higher.  Today is expected to be 107 deg F.   In fact my entire 7 day outlook is 100 deg F or higher.  Meh. The …

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Garden Gab week 19 ~ Food for my family

I’ve been negative lately about the heat. I need to work on that. Gardening makes me happy. It provides food for my family and friends. It relieves stress, and it’s my “thing”. I’m 19 weeks in to gardening this season. 19 weeks seems like a lot, but in gardening it’s very little time. My carrots …

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Garden Gab, Week 18

Cool weather and rain…where for art thou? It’s been crazy hot here, it’s been 100 deg F or higher for a while now. It’s been years since it’s been this hot for this long. I believe the last time we had a heat wave like this it was during the late 1990’s.  It feels like …

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Garden Gab: Week 14

How is your garden growing this week? My sweet across the alley neighbor watered my garden for me while my family was on vacation.Thanks Becky! We arrived home to find lovely okra growing, more roving strawberry vines and happy little green peppers. I planted more beans once we got home from vacation. They are already …

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I saved a tree for Arbor Day and other garden news. Garden Gab week 6

I saved a tree, and I liked it. An oak seedling was trying to grow between the cushions of one of my patio chairs. It’s been rainy and windy. I’m sure that’s why it was so confused. I saved it yesterday and put it in a pot to grow. Once it’s bigger I’ll plant it …

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Garden Gab week 5

Here’s a peek at how my garden is growing this week.  Most of the plants, the ones that were damaged by the wind, are doing well.  The replacement seeds I planted last weekend are sprouting.  My okra is also sprouting.     I was super stoked to find a whole bunch of tiny, baby lady bugs …

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Garden Gab week 3

This week I’ve had some nice garden growth. I lost one bell pepper plant to crazy wind. Today, I planted okra and more blue lake beans. Here’s what my garden looks like this week. These pictures were taken Saturday. These pictures were taken Monday evening.

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Garden Gab week 2

It’s been chilly this week. Perhaps that’s why my seeds are mostly still sleeping under the soil. I started my garden in May last year, and it sprouted so quickly. I might have expectations that are a tad too high. We went to our local high school’s FFA sale today. I bought 11 plants, 3 …

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Garden Gab

This is my 2nd year to have a veggie garden. I’m still a newbie. I’ve just planted strawberries, lettuce, squash, bell peppers, blue lake beans, tomatoes and mint. Most of what I planted is in seed form. I bought strawberry plants and a mint plant. I’ll keep you updated on my garden’s progress. In my …

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