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August in the Garden

THE DIRT By this time of year your garden should be a veritable cornucopia. Vine ripened tomatoes languidly dangling on the vine, peppers as…

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July in the Garden

THE DIRT It’s hot! Make sure you water deeply, and less often, to prevent stress from drought. Consider mulching to prevent weeds and conserve…

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June in the Garden

THE DIRT It’s not too late to plant a great summer garden! And, it’s time to plant and start seeds for fall crops. Be…

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May in the Garden

THE DIRT It’s time to get growing! If you haven’t already started your plants from seed, check out your local Farmers Coop for healthy…

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April in the Garden

THE DIRT If you haven’t already, get your soil tested and prepare your garden plot. Consider raised beds to eliminate weeds and make planning,…

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March in the Garden

THE DIRT Time to get your soil tested. Submit one pint of air-dried soil to your county extension office so you’ll know the exact…

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February in the Garden

THE DIRT Now is the time to start seeds indoors and prepare your garden space for planting.   Start seeds in: – Egg cartons…

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Changing Seasons

  Now that it’s cooler, I love walking in the morning and seeing the early-morning dew covering the fields around my home. You can…

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Light Up Your Life!

I absolutely love natural light flowing into a room through a window. Lighting brings us closer to nature, it brightens a room, and it…