Tag: gardening

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A Little Permaculture and Other Issues…

By Jane Bartels Is there any better time to start and maintain a garden than now? It’s not just the weather, the beginning of summer so fragrant with fruit and vegetables, but necessary with the ridiculous cost of gas and the increasing price of groceries. Even apartment dwellers can tap into a bounty that costs […]

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Planting Again

You may remember my post Planting Salsa. Well, that night it got down to 22 degrees and killed the tomatoes, peppers, and all the seedlings. We had four more freezes last week! Today we did some re-planting. We replace two of the tomato plants, added two zucchini plants, two habaneros, some more onions, and some […]

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Planting Salsa

We are trying container gardening this year. We still have a lot to plant. Today we planted the main ingredients for my salsa. We had four containers. Each got one tomato plant, one pepper, and three onions. We planted three types of peppers – jalapeno, habanero, and pueblo chili. We still have more pepper plant […]

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Starting Seeds

The hardest part of cooking ribs is the waiting. We started seeds for the container garden we are planning, while we waited. This took about the amount of time it took for the ribs to cook. We started two types of corn, zucchini, yellow squash, cucumbers, lavender, and chamomile. We planted the seeds in water […]