Tag Archives: summer garden

Saving Seeds: 8-14-12

Today i’m still working on prepping beds for the next garden transition.  i’ve let some of my spring-sowed veggies over-ripen and go to seed.  And i’ve found the easiest way to collect them is to actually let the seed head … Continue reading

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The Next “Summer” Harvest: 8-13-1

There’s alot going on now, wrapping up the initial spring crops that we were able to start harvesting this summer.  So now that we’re in Mid-August, hoping for a bit cooler weather soon, it’s time to push through those last … Continue reading

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Melons! 7-5-12

We have melons!  There’s a few honeydew melons growing in the garden, as well as more cantaloupe and a few varieties of watermelon.  i’m so excited!  i see honeydew jam in the near future.  Good thing the fruit is doing … Continue reading

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Tired: 6-29-12

Wow! I’m pooped!  Just got back from the farmer’s market, which was exhaustingly slow.  But that means i don’t have to get to work replacing anything i sold out of, because i barely sold anything at all.  i’m out of … Continue reading

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Peaches! 6-28-12

So the peaches are finally ripe at the farm.  Ky and i took a day trip down there to pick peaches for Peach Salsa.  We ended up getting some pears too, which she is now pealing.  i’ll make bread out … Continue reading

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Feeding Veggies: 6-25-12

This morning i’ve been feeding my veggies so they can better feed me.  i gave my small, barely growing yet peas a little nitrogen boost.  Soon they’ll be fixing their own nitrogen, but a little help early on helps them … Continue reading

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Still Jammin: 6-14-12

i’m having issues with the watermelon jam this time.  it’s just not setting, even though i’ve added way more pectin than i thought it would need.  So now i’m just letting it boil down to thicken up.  i worked on … Continue reading

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