Category Archives: community garden tips

Butternut Squash for Northern Gardens

I was pleasantly surprised, no make that ecstatic with the Canesi Hybrid Butternut Squash I planted last year. I ordered it from Jung’s kind of on a whim, since I had given up on growing butternuts in my northern zone … Continue reading

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Garden tip: slow release fertilizer

Here is a timely tip for gardeners. Many of you are planting your perennials or looking to feed your existing perennials, as well as trees and shrubs. This tip is from a money saving tips booklet of mine called,  From … Continue reading

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My Trophy Rutabaga

I don’t have the desire to deer hunt anymore, so I’m working in the garden today. It is fantastic out for a November day in the north country. I’m wearing hunter orange gloves to be on the safe side. I … Continue reading

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