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A garden pledge

Happy new year!!! I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday season and I pray that 2011 will be a prosperous one for us all. I was thinking about what I could blog about and didn’t want to talk about…

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Welcome to the jungle!

Yes, my garden is a hot mess! It’s been too hot to go out there and tend to things. But I harvested so many tomatoes (cherry, plum and sandwich types), lots of peppers (bell, jalapeno, chili and cherry bomb). I…

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Cruisin’ for Cantaloupes

I just love garden surprises! I go out into my garden just to say hello to my plants and then bing! There it is! Today it was a cantaloupe that is about the size of a grapefruit. Did you know…

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Mater harvest!

I have finally picked my first batch of tomatoes. The large ones are pineapple tomatoes and the others, of course, are cherry tomatoes. The pineapple tomatoes were so sweet! I normally don’t like the taste of a tomato by itself…

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July harvest

Hey there garden gals and guys! Yes, it’s been a while since my last post. Let me just say that my garden is frustrating me a little. One of my cucumber plants bit the dust and it looks as if…

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June harvest and a string bean recipe

Happy July! Yesterday was the last day of June and I got a small harvest out of my garden that consisted of several sweet banana peppers and two more okra. Now here’s the real treat. Last week, I took all…

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Harvesting okra

It’s a beautiful, early Saturday morning. Join me as I harvest some okra, won’t you? I have never grown okra before, so when a friend asked me how to harvest it, I had to do some research. I’m glad that…

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