Tag Archives: Garden 2014

Garden Update (Tomatopalooza Edition)

I expect this is the penultimate post on the garden.  Though the tomato plants are still full of fruit, and it’s been unseasonably hot this week, I expect that in a few more weeks the garden project will be ready … Continue reading

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They Were All Yellow

1.  Gladiolas (“glads”).  Back in May I planted a few bulbs in our tiny little flower garden, because my grandfather Bob used to grow them.  They finally started to bloom this weekend. 2.  Wildflowers. 3.  Wildflowers with a bee. 4. … Continue reading

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Garden Update (Late July)

On Saturday I surveyed the garden with much dismay; other than one lone pepper, it didn’t seem like much was happening there.  While things were blossoming, no other fruit was setting.  Meanwhile, I could see my neighbors pepper and tomato … Continue reading

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Garden Update

The garden remains an ongoing experiment, which is a nice way of saying I continue to realize I have utterly no idea what I’m doing.  My father helpfully told me tonight that his first garden didn’t produce anything;  I hope … Continue reading

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The Garden Is In

(I know the tomato cages are upside down.  I was too exhausted tonight to actually set them right.) It’s hard to convey how much work this little garden was, or how many dumb mistakes I’ve made along they way.  From starting … Continue reading

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The Great Damping Off of 2014

Well, the pepper plants didn’t make it.  I only started two pots, mind you, but both seedlings keeled over the other day.  I had put them outside for a few hours and thought maybe the wind had just been a … Continue reading

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Moving & Growing

I forgot how stressful moving is.  Given the number of times I’ve moved since college (this makes #15, I think) you’d think I’d be a pro.  You’d think I would have become a minimalist who can throw everything into a … Continue reading

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