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FOR TODAY Looking out my window… it’s a very grey day with no wind. We’ve had sooo much wind this summer, but I don’t want to complain because it has kept the bugs down. The temperatures have gotten down to freezing a couple times and a few of the leaves are starting to turn colors, … Continue reading »

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Today was a day of firsts.  We harvested our first squash from the garden; two zucchini and two yellow squash.  It is so exciting to finally see the fruits of our labor.  Dh said they tasted the same as squash from the store they must be growing well.  To me they tasted just a little … Continue reading »

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Transplanting and Other Garden Stuff

I transplanted my tomato seedlings into bigger pots today.  They’ve been growing very slowly, mostly due to the fact that I don’t have a grow light and haven’t always remembered to move them from the east window to the west window every day.  However, they finally have a couple sets of real leaves even if … Continue reading »

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Planting Our First Seeds

We planted our first seeds today!  The seeds arrived yesterday – bush beans, carrots, lettuce, bunching onions, summer squash, zucchini, butternut squash and tomatoes.  (The potatoes should arrive soon.)  I knew the tomatoes needed to be planted right away since the package said to start them 6-8 weeks before the last possible frost which is … Continue reading »

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