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New Kitchen Garden in 2012

I moved into another house a couple of months ago, and with that came a new garden for me to build. It was a complete unattended wilderness when I moved in but after much sweating it’s beginning to look like a kitchen garden. This picture was taken about 6 weeks ago when I prepared a

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The 2010 Harvest

This is the log describing the food I brought in from my garden grown in 2010. I wrote a post called My Garden Layout in 2010 if you want more details about the garden. ———————- Leeks: 2010-10-10: 1 pcs. Total:  1 pcs. ———————- Tomatoes: 2010-10-05: 2525 g (green), 1894 g (red) 2010-09-21: 223 g (yellow,

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And While We Wait For The Potatoes…

I have a number of smaller projects in my garden that I want to write about today. The big project I’m working on is our new chicken coop but there’s not much new to report yet, but do look out for the upcoming third part in the series. Mulching We have a rather big large

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My Garden Layout for 2010

Below you’ll find my kitchen garden layout for 2010: 1. Potatoes (48 plants) 2. Potatoes (48 plants) 3. Root vegetables (carrots, parsnip, beets) 4. Legumes and brassica (radish, peas, corn, runner beans, broccoli, cauliflowers) 5. Misc. (squash, rucola, spinach, leeks,  onions) 6. Misc. (carrots, onions, leeks) 7. Flowers Against the wall on the left I

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The 2009 Harvest

Now that the snow is covering everything around here I’ve had a chance to look through the stacks of paper documenting my food growing adventures in 2009. This is a log describing the food I’m bringing in from my garden grown in 2009. I’m using the following beds: Raised bed, 3 m x 1.2 m

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Squash Companion Plants

When I was searching for ways to cure my squash plant (it suffered from powdery mildew) I came across a tip on growing squash. It suggests that you plant radish near your squash and just let the radish bolt. This will somehow repel the Squash Borer. I’m lucky not to have any problems with Squash

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How To Grow Squash

In July I wrote about How NOT to Grow Squash but now I think it’s time to write about what works instead. One of my squash plants got a little sick but it seems to have recovered and is producing fine fruits again. Squash plants are very productive and the two plants I have are

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