Monthly Archives: April 2012

Got a Garden Question?

If you have any questions on anything related to gardening, especially bug and disease problems, house plant problems, or want me to (try) to identify a plant, post it in the comments section of my blog.  I’ll do my best … Continue reading

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Greenhouse (miniature) Garden

I’ve been busy this past weekend building a garden box in my greenhouse. The box is 8’ X 3’ and 10 inches deep, and is positioned in the southeast corner of my greenhouse. I filled it with a 50-50 mix … Continue reading

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North Country Gardening with the Evening News

North Country Gardening blog meet sooeveningnews.com! That’s right. I’m happy to announce that my gardening blog will now be linked in to the digital edition of the Evening News. I’m hoping this will become a meeting place for all types … Continue reading

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Good Picks for the North

                 Here in the north country it’s pretty easy to grow certain crops in our gardens; in fact, some actually thrive in our cool, wet climate. Stuff like red beets, rutabaga (think pasty!), broccoli, and even spuds do just fine, … Continue reading

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Spring Planting Schedule

If you’re confused about when to plant your garden this spring, you’re not alone. It sure hasn’t been a typical spring here in the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Still, we must be careful not to jump the gun too soon and … Continue reading

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Store to Garden Tip #9: Container Trees

Container trees can be purchased and transplanted any time of the year, although spring and fall is best. Match the hardiness zone of your area to the hardiness zone indicated (hopefully) on the plant tag. Take my word for it, … Continue reading

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