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Jan 31

Sunday Shares

Gardening Jones shares links to articles of interest each week.

It has been an interesting week weather wise. We started out shoveling and ended up melting instead. Ahead we are looking at more warmer than normal temperatures as El Nino continues to affect us. I’ll take it. In fact, I may just do some internet surfing on the front porch today. In the meantime, here …

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Jan 17

Links of Interest 3

We actually got some cold weather this past week here in the northeast. Still, we are gearing up for the upcoming gardening season, and as such are always perusing the internet for interesting gardening links. Here are a few we thought you might also enjoy. Have a great week y’all! How Birds Stay Warm in …

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Dec 21

11 Edibles to Grow in a Survivalist Garden

edible landscaping

You might look at your garden differently if your very existence depended on it. Of course you would consider balanced nutrition, but you also might look at storage ability and depending on where you live, even growing edibles in disguise. Here are a few foods to consider if you want to rely more on your …

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May 17

9 Varieties of Cucumbers

Lemon cucumber

When you think of a cucumber do you think first of a salad or of pickles? How you intend to use them should be taken into consideration before you choose what type(s) to grow. Note by the botanical names that some of these varieties are not technically cucumbers, which are Cucumis sativus; but they are …

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Apr 19

Setting Up the Greenhouse

A sturdy level foundation.

We purchased a 6′ x 8′ greenhouse kit late last spring. This spring we set about putting it up. First, the hand made mini-greenhouse had to be removed. Then we added gravel to the spot to build it up a bit. A base was built out of 4×4’s and placed on cinder blocks that were …

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Apr 08

Seedling Identification D-O

Eggplant

Well I couldn’t find any vegetables we’ve grown that started with D, except Daikon radishes but that will be under R. My apologies that this collection pf pics is sorely missing some veggies, like kohlrabi and kale, and the okra is larger than we want, but we promise to plant some seeds and get those …

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