Monthly Archives: March 2013

Quick tips on ordering seeds

It’s time! To order garden seeds, that is. If you’re ordering from the spring garden catalogs it is best to get those orders in soon to ensure availability. By ordering now, you may also be able to get in on … Continue reading

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My Favorite Labor Saving Garden Tool

Next to my garden hoe, there’s no garden tool I cherish more than my Proplugger 5 in 1. I’ve used this tool to plant tulip bulbs, garlic bulbs, and to repair the sod in my yard by pulling plugs of … Continue reading

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I’m Seeing Red!

(‘Jasper’ cherry tomato: photo courtesy of Johnny’s Selected Seed)                               I’m seeing red! No, I’m not mad. I just miss red ripe tomatoes. In fact, last night I woke up in the middle of the night with a start. … Continue reading

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