Category Archives: Growing Season

Timing is Everything

With the help of my new planting cells, I’ve managed to plant more cool weather crops and in greater quantities than last year… and it really shows ! My [..]

Asian Vegetables, Cauliflower, Greenhouse, Growing Season, Lettuce, Pak Choi, Seedlings, Spring , , , ,

Cool Weather Catch Up

I’ve finally gotten started planting my cool weather crops in the greenhouse. I’m a few days behind schedule, as I was waiting for my new planting cells to arrive. [..]

Broccolli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Dirt, Endive, Greenhouse, Growing Season, New Ideas, Peas, Spring, Uncategorized

Halloween; A Transition to Cool Crops

As I observe more and more of the subtle hints of seasonal change, I’m starting to find dates on the calendar where changes become permanent transition points. Halloween [..]

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Warm Season Wrap-up

The warm season is almost over, and I decided to mow down all of the nearly lifeless plants that remained. I used the 8N tractor and the finish [..]

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Yukon Gold Potatoes

The Yukon Gold potatoes have been turning brown, which was my cue to dig up a few plants and see what would be found. Once I got digging, [..]

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Timing and Progress

I’ve been trying to expand my gardening skills to include cooler weather crops, or in other words the items that I didn’t like to eat as a child. [..]

Broccolli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage and Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cherries and Berries, Goji Berries, Growing Season, Honey Berries, Peppers, Seeds

Pak Choi

I finally got some Pak Choi to grow, and I’ve very excited to try it out. This Asian crop can be planted either in early spring or in [..]

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Hit the Ground Running

I came home to a surprise on Monday when I rounded the corner on the windy dirt road which I live. I looked up at my huge garden [..]

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Welcome to the Jungle

This year, I’ve started about a week later then past years, and so I’m trying to be maticulous in tracking my plants growth. I’m curious to see just [..]

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Chard: Under Cover

I’ve decided that 2011 will be the year I finally move my gardening habit into the cooler weather seasons. I’ve gotten a start from a row of Swiss [..]

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