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“Gardening is a Subversive Act”

So y’all may have noticed that I haven’t exactly been on a writing binge lately, which will likely be explained in the post coming up next.  But in the meantime, I wanted to share this great video with you.  It’s … Continue reading

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Home-Grown Zesty Tomato Soup

So this month pretty much marks the end of the summer growing season in most places, but I have the suspicion that some of you gardeners out there might still have some tomatoes hanging around that you need to use … Continue reading

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Fickle Weather and Tomato Blossom End Rot

It seems like it’s taken forever to get a good supply of tomatoes coming in from the garden.  It’s not that we didn’t start them early enough in the spring.  It’s not because we transplanted them outdoors too late. It’s … Continue reading

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Summer Garden Harvest

Here’s what I picked yesterday in the garden while I was doing some maintenance weeding.  No additional words necessary, really.  Just check out that basket and read the shirt! 🙂 Happy gardening!

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Cherry Tomatoes: A July Garden Taste Test

So it’s finally tomato season in the garden, and I’m officially rejoicing.  The garlic is harvested and ready to be crushed, the genovese basil leaves are there for the taking, and the olive oil is ready in the pantry…just waiting … Continue reading

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Open Lotus Garden: June Garden Update

Wow, it’s mid-June already!  The spring has flown by, as it always does once I get busy with the garden beginning in early March.  Things in the garden are growing like crazy, and we can hardly keep up with it!  … Continue reading

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Growing Soil – The Root of the Problem

In a perfect world, the soil in any specific location on this planet would be exactly what it needs to be for the plants that are naturally inclined to grow there, and vice versa. The soil of a deciduous forest … Continue reading

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