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Planting Before St Patrick’s Day

Usually I figure nothing goes in before St Patrick’s Day – peas rot if the soil is too wet and chilly and everything else just hangs fire, so you’re not getting any farther ahead unless you’ve put them into a…

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Carroll County Demonstration Garden Springs Forward into the 2012 Gardening Season

  One of several raised bed gardens at the Public Demonstration Garden ammended with organic compost Meg Gross plants leafy greens to highlight the many benefits of  growing and eating these delicious vegtables The Carroll County Grow It Eat It Raised…

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Pee-wee purple pak choi

The space under my seed-starting lights is already filled up, mostly with little leafy greens.  Pretty soon I will have to move them outside to a protected spot to harden off (at length, because we don’t start up in the…

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It’s Official!- 2012 is The Year of Leafy Greens

Leafy greens– nutritious, easy to grow, and versatile. We love ’em, so University of Maryland Extension’s Grow It Eat It Action Team has designated 2012 as The Year of Leafy Greens. We also think leafy greens can be “gateway” plants…

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