Category Archives: Gardening

Pennsylvania Woman Charged With Peanut Neglect

Ok, not really…but I should be! In the beginning of the summer, I planted some peanut seeds in one of my garden beds. It was the first time that I grew peanuts, but it was one of those “wouldn’t it … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe That I Am STILL Processing Tomatoes!

It’s November. It’s cold. My tomato plants have been gone a long time. The tomatoes have not. At the end of the season, I gathered every green tomato that those plants could offer and brought them home. I made Green … Continue reading

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Fall Harvesting

Yesterday, I started harvesting the first of our fall crops. I took about 40 radishes, 20 carrots and a handful of beets. We’ve had at least two nights with frost, but these plants are doing great! I canned the carrots … Continue reading

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Community Garden…Our Attempts

I’m not sure how it all happened so quickly, but about two months ago a friend and I were talking. She was telling me about her dreams of having a community garden in our town. The next thing I knew, … Continue reading

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Save Those Seeds!

With the end of gardening season quickly approaching, I find myself gathering and sorting seeds from the plants that did well in our garden this year. Saving seeds is easy, economical and gives you a certain sense of accomplishment when … Continue reading

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Fighting The Blight

For the third year in a row, our tomato plants have blight. Last year, it destroyed our entire crop before we could get any tomatoes. This year, we are able to stay a little ahead of the blight and are … Continue reading

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Ugly Duckling Tomato Sauce

Does everyone remember the fairy tale of the ugly duckling? The poor thing wasn’t liked so much because he wasn’t “beautiful”? Have you noticed that the trend for produce has been the same? If that head of cabbage isn’t formed … Continue reading

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