Category Archive: Spring Gardeninig

Jobs to Do in the Garden During March

There is an old saying that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. This refers to March as being a little bit unpredictable, with strong winds and heavy showers. Even a sharp frost can catch you out this month. But when the sun does shine this month it has some …

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Planting Spring Flowering Bulbs

Spring season brings colorful flowers, chirping birds and warmth which makes the entire atmosphere vibrant and cheerful. If you want a colorful display of flowers in your garden during spring then you can plant bulbs. Autumn is the perfect time to plant flowering bulbs that produce beautiful flowers during the spring season. There are many …

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Growing Organic Strawberries

Strawberry Fields Forever Growing organic strawberries is my single most favorite food to grow in our garden. We have 300 new feet of growing strawberries coming into their second year this year, which means we’ll pack a freezer out with strawberries! Growing strawberries commercially began in the 1700’s when a French farmer crossed a North …

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This Year’s Garden: Watermelon, Squash, Strawberries, and a Salsa Garden

This weekend I cleaned out the garden beds, replenished them with new peat moss, and planted new fruits and veggies.  I’m so excited! To clean the beds, I raked out the top layer of weeds and leaves, then pulled the rest out.  Then I went shopping at my favorite local nursery for some new fruits …

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