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Harvest Monday May 9, 2016

Welcome to Harvest Monday, where we celebrate all things harvest related. My harvests are certainly pretty repetitive these days, but I’m not complaining. It’s my wife’s turn to cook, and I always give her a list of what’s ready in … Continue reading

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Soil Testing Results and a Plan

Late last year I talked about my program to improve our garden soil here at Happy Acres. Based on spotty performance in certain areas, I was concerned the soil was losing fertility, and I needed to come up with an … Continue reading

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Improving Our Soil

I’ve gone through a lot of different phases as a gardener. I started out being heavily influenced by the PBS television series Crockett’s Victory Garden. The host, James Crockett, was a huge fan of compost, and he called his three-bin … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: Winding Down and Coming In

It’s another one of those transitional times of year, as we go from warm weather to cool, long days to shorter ones, and gardening chores slowly start winding down for the year. Last week I cut a few more herbs … Continue reading

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