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6 Tips to Beat Gardening Burnout

  Yesterday’s Harvest:  4 Winter Squash; 14 purple (yes, purple!) carrots, 5 green peppers, 2 yellow peppers, 1 sweet banana pepper, 3 baby potatoes, 1 tomato (despite hundreds of green ones on the vine…hurry up already!), 3 cucumbers, 2 yellow squash, 2 zucchini, 2 strawberries. This is an average “daily haul” right now. We are [...]

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Zucchini Overload!

As a brand new gardener, I planted just six zucchini plants – with the misguided thinking they would produce just a few zucchini for our family, and perhaps not even enough to enjoy a decent harvest. Boy was I wrong. My six little zucchini plants turned into what could only be described as a replica [...]

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July Gardening Chores

For most of us, July means it’s HOT, HOT, HOT out in the garden. And for many of us, the oppressive heat makes us want to throw in the trowel, so to speak. (Pardon my gardening humor…) July also means we’re enjoying the fruits of our labor, quite literally. Harvests are coming in and the [...]

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Gardening on the Cheap

I choose to garden in order to save money for my family; not to go into debt or spend a fortune in the process. After all, we are trying to grow our own food so that we don’t have to spend buckets of money at the grocery stores, or be slaves to the commercial system in order [...]

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