Cultivated the Garden

5/7/2021 – Used the cultivator still set with about a 14″ wide plant space to: breakup the sides of the pea hills and the middles. Backed down the extra-wide middles of the squash and cucumber rows and plowed to knock out the small weeds next to the plants and loosen the rain-packed soil. That left […]

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Major Garden Sowing & Planting Day

4/26/2021 – Based on the early morning temperature predictions for the next 10 days being in the 60’s and the pepper seedlings in the greenhouse looking really ready, we spent the day in the big garden. The day was great and the late afternoon before the full moon was even better. What was accomplished was: […]

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Thinned Seedlings in the Garden

4/6/2012 – The seedlings listed below show some frost damage but seem to be coming through it. Today the weaker ones were thinned to achieve the following. Thin Delta Squash on the south end of the 2nd row to 1 every 18-24″ Thin Golden Bush Scallop Summer Squash 18-30″ apart Thin Tromboncino Squash to every […]

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April 3, Late Frost!!!

4/3/2021 – Low predicted to be 40° & Dew Point was to be 31°. The low was actually 34° and the ned point was also 34°. Therefore, When we should not have a frost we did—2 weeks after the 90% last frost date. Thankfully, the heater was going in the greenhouse and the low there […]

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