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Pruning Grape Vines… and Leaking Cuts

Timing is essential when pruning grape vines. Get it wrong, and “bleeding” will occur. (As I found out the hard way.)

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How To Plant Peas

We love picking fresh peas and eating them right off the vine. Here’s how easy it is to plant your own peas…

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Cat Proofing The Garden

Cats can be a real pain in the garden. Here’s what I do to keep them from digging up my freshly planted beds.

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Fruit Tree Diseases. Black Rot and Frogeye Leafspot.

Last year I noticed signs that something was wrong with my fruit trees. I think I’ve diagnosed the problem, and am working on eradicating the disease. (Advice welcomed!!)

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Starting Seeds With A Soil Blocker

I’m trying something new this year for starting my seeds: Soil Block Makers. Here are my thoughts on the product and my experience so far. (Hint: LOVE THEM!)

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Starting Seeds for My Snow Covered Garden

Even though the ground is covered with a thick blanket of white snow, my Spring garden is busy growing indoors.

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10+ Winter Chores To Do Before Your Spring Garden

Dying for Spring so you can get back in the garden? There’s a lot you can do right now to be getting prepared! Here are a few ideas to keep you busy until the cold months have passed.

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Our First Radishes From The Garden

We never ever eat radishes, but I wanted to see how well they would grow in our garden. If they grew nicely, we’d learn to like them! Here’s what we’ve discovered…