Monthly Archives: April 2011

Crazy Weather!

So we are trying to get the garden planted and the weather can’t decide if it wants us to sweat to death or just dodge the hail.  I guess as the old story goes the Sun and the wind were … Continue reading

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The Cabbage is Planted

The cabbage is planted in the garden.  He was able to get 8 rows done and had to finish covering it in the dark.  Our days are long this time of year but the rewards of early cabbage are worth … Continue reading

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Seeding Potatoes on Good Friday

I’ve heard for years that the best time to  is on Good Friday. Now I’m not really sure why it’s a good time. Maybe they actually do come up in a shorter period of time, or maybe it’s just finally … Continue reading

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The Cabbage is Ready

The cabbage is ready to be transplanted into the garden, but the weather is not cooperating. All the plants are just waiting to bust out of the greenhouse, but it is still snowing just nine miles away, and with it … Continue reading

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Transplanting Grape Starts

We trimmed our grape cuttings and put them in a jar around the middle of January. It is now time to transplant them into their own pots, or in this case, we will be holding them for a while in … Continue reading

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Using the Corn Jabber for Seeding Beets

It is time to get some seed in the ground. Last year Ken used the Corn Jabber to seed beets, and it worked well on the small seeds. We thought that the seed might be too deep in the ground, … Continue reading

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The Zucchini Story, Part Two

Zucchini does not stop growing for anyone. While we’ve been busy seeding melons, cucumbers, cooking dirt, building tables in the greenhouse, plowing the garden, pulling up last years plastic mulch and laying down the mulch, the zucchini just keeps on … Continue reading

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