Tag: raised bed gardens

Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Show US Your Gardens!

This week’s Homegrown Harvest Photo Share is Show Us Your Gardens! Gardening season is kicking in as the temperatures warm up. This week’s theme is gardens and we’d love to see photos of your hard work and beautiful gardens! If you want to join… Continue Reading “Homegrown Harvest Photo Share – Show US Your Gardens!”

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It’s Never Too Late to Start to a Vegetable Garden!

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A Bittersweet Time in the Garden

I came to love my rows, my beans, though so many more than I wanted. They attached me to the earth, and so I got strength like Antaeus.~ Henry David Thoreau Just as the Farmer’s Almanac called it, this autumn has been on the… Continue Reading “A Bittersweet Time in the Garden”

January Gardeners Dream & Scheme

January can be a tough month for some people. Here in New England it’s cold, snowy, and icy one day and the next its in the 50s, rainy and grey. The sun shows up once in a while, faking us out from time to… Continue Reading “January Gardeners Dream & Scheme”

For Better or Worse – A Guide to Companion Planting

Many experienced gardeners already know that having a diverse mix of plants helps give you a beautiful and healthy garden.   Some also believe that certain plant combinations have extraordinary powers for helping each other grow.   Scientific study of companion planting has confirmed that some… Continue Reading “For Better or Worse – A Guide to Companion Planting”

The Year End Means a New Beginning

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is less than a week away.  In our area of southwestern Connecticut, the late fall has been filled with a multitude of weather events. A late-season hurricane named Sandy followed by her chilly friend, Athena, became the first… Continue Reading “The Year End Means a New Beginning”

Garden of 2012

[Update 8-16-12] I pulled another 8+ pounds of tomatoes out of the garden last night and decided since the tomatoes were too big now for the vegetable bin in the fridge that I should make a sauce.  I made a mix sauce this time,… Continue Reading “Garden of 2012”

Our Garden

[The following is a blog entry from May 7, 2012 in my other blog, It’s a 4 Dog Life, http://itsa4doglife.blogspot.com/. Since I recently decided to dedicate a blog specifically to our vegetable/herb gardening – I felt it was important to include and needless to… Continue Reading “Our Garden”