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Proud Mama announces the arrival of her……

WATERMELONS!!!!!! YEAH! I have tried for several years to grow watermelons with no success. Yesterday, in addition to harvesting literally about 30 pounds of tomatoes, I went to check on my babies. There were four that were ready!!!! Hubby and…

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First harvest

Hello there garden gals and guys! Yup…it’s the fourth of July and I have maters!!! They say that if you have maters by the 4th you will have a good harvest all summer long! This blog is going to be…

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IFO Sightings (Identified Fruiting Objects)

IFOs have been spotted in my garden! Yes…garden gals and guys identified fruiting objects have been spotted and I am SO happy to see them! I went to the big garden to water and weed and of course to bug…

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Potatoes, Green Beans and Compost

Hello again Garden Gals and Guys! This weekend’s weather was beautiful and I used Saturday to do a little maintenance to my backyard garden and keep my mind occupied. My lettuce looked beautiful and I was all set to harvest…

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Scapes, Snakes, Peaches and 130

Hello garden gals and guys! I’m sure you are wondering if I am just one sandwich short of a picnic based on my subject, but each word is a topic for my garden. Let’s start with scapes. So I am…

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Big Fat Earth is finished

Hello again garden gals and guys! I’ve been telling you about the big garden that I am planting and I know you’ve been waiting for pictures so here they are! I call this garden Big Fat Earth…well, because it’s MUCH…

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Mother’s Day in the garden

Well, hello again garden gals and guys! This weekend was a very busy one for Fat Earth. My garden is now planted and I changed a couple of beds from radishes and turnips to some different edibles that my family…

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