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Securing the Garden Bounty

Bambi (deer), Thumper (rabbit), and his friends are always fascinated by the garden. As such, we found we had to put up a fence. Now having planted many gardens, but really not harvesting meaningful amounts, I was determined that this time would be different. I had tried smell deterrents...

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Planning and Planting Your Garden

So, now comes the time to plant your garden. Initially it seems like the hard part is over with the beds being readied. Interestingly, even though the fun part is the selection of plants, it also involves the most planning. The girls presented their list of plants. Now comes...

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Making a Raised Bed Garden

There is nothing quite like a vine ripened tomato, a crunchy pepper, or fresh broccoli picked from your own garden. If you’re like me, you may have dabbled in growing vegetables during the summer. I have historically placed ours at the edge of the yard only to have neighboring...

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Orangerie Greenhouse

I have always wanted an orange tree. As we don’t live in Florida or California, it has always been merely a dream. ┬áThen one day I came across an orange tree for sale at the Farmer’s market. ┬áThere is a master gardner there that is always growing something of...

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