Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Zucchini Story

We are up against a cold spring again, and the farmers market begins in four weeks, so it is time to get a move-on. The planting calendar says to seed the zucchini. The zucchini seeds will start and transplant very … Continue reading

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Cooking Dirt for Potting

OK, let’s get the shovel and head for the garden.  Our soil is very sandy unlike the dirt that most people have. When we first moved here from rich dirt and cedar trees to sand and pine trees, I felt … Continue reading

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Mixing Dirt

So let’s mix some dirt. When you are preparing dirt that fills a pot or tray it will need to be fluffy. If it is too solid, the little roots will struggle for survival. Outside in the garden or yard, the … Continue reading

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