Category Archives: carrots

cool again

rainy once more (YEAH!), and suddenly cool after a couple of weeks in the 80’s.  Tonight will be down near freezing. Rhubarb doing wonderfully, harvested some today.  See one of the plants will need dividing and as it is already … Continue reading

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plant before frost date

Officially, our last frost date is May 15th.  But the weather channel says we can expect our last frost date this year sometime between March 15th and April 15th.  Unfortunately, will be out of town this weekend.  will have to … Continue reading

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new gadget

Its no secret that I like my gadgets.  Not too long ago someone had sent me a link to a new appliance being made by whirlpool which would create compost in your kitchen in just 24 hours.  A fairly big … Continue reading

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summer update

It has just been HOT, HOTTER, and HOTTEST.  While we might not have broken any single temp records, we have NEVER had to have our air conditioning on 24/7 for more than 3 days in a row before. It has … Continue reading

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keeping track

4 of the 7  zucchini seeds planted have come up.  Nothing showing yet on the bush beans or the carrots (did mention I’d planted carrots where the peas had been? and when I harvest the peas all the ripe pods that … Continue reading

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garden update

for the bees garden is doing surprisingly well since it is as hot as it has been, with weeks in the 100Fs!  the main garden is well covered both from the top and from the side. eastern side with screening, … Continue reading

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first carrots

Not the first time I’ve planted carrots, that was in 2013. But these are the first carrots I’ve harvested!  My 2013 planting were less that 1/2”, at least those that survived.  See I still have  a problem with some little … Continue reading

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