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  • Beginning of July Garden Harvest

    It’s July, and that means one certain thing – it’s HOT. I know, somehow, I always find something to complain about. But when the heat index climbs to 112F, the last thing I want to do is go outside and work in the garden. That being said, I took a mini “vacation” and went to visit some family and friends. As you could imagine, leaving the garden for 10 days let the weeds go crazy – especially with the heat and humidity. Today, I finally got up the motivation to do a little bit of weeding. Most importantly, I was able to completely clear out the corn and bean patch.…

  • End of June Garden Update 2018

    I can’t believe that it’s already almost the end of June. That’s one thing about the warm weather – I spend all winter long waiting for it. It feels like it takes forever to arrive, but when it does – it flies by. That bothers me, a lot. Anyhow, let’s take a quick look around what’s going on in the garden. The pole beans have really started to climb! The beans on this trellis are a mixed lot. In addition to some scarlet runner beans, I planted seed that I saved from last year’s pole beans. The varieties I planted were ‘Rattlesnake’. ‘Kentucky Wonder’, ‘Purple Podded’, and some type of…