Monthly Archives: August 2013

carrots

  first  year trying carrots.  this is a 4 x 4 raised bed, OR container, depending on your POV.  seedlings have been thinned.  screening over the top to protect little seedlings from hungry little critters. Advertisements

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pictures

  my garlic on the left, neighbor’s on the right.  guess what I’m planting next year!!           carrots!!

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august prime time

  Here we are, summer almost over!  and this prime time in the garden!!  Romas are almost done, as are the bush beans.  Have been careful to keep up with picking both.  Birds are starting to get the tomatoes quicker … Continue reading

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august garden update

  the main garden. to the left is chard, beans (bush and pole) basil and onions.  To the right are squash, hopi blue corn, pole beans, more squash the corn is just starting to ‘flower’.  This plant isn’t even 4 … Continue reading

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circle of life

  tarantula wasp dragging a live but “drugged” tarantula looking for a place to lay its eggs

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found in the garden

 

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august update

July was hot and humid, with frequent showers, but not much real rain.  the couple of downpours we had came while we were waiting for the new gutters to be installed – having had the old ones removed . . … Continue reading

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