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Seedling Experiment Results

A few months ago I was itching to get a head start on some warm season goodies so I started some seeds indoors really early.  I had the space so I figured I’d give it a try and see if I could get some cucumbers, watermelon and cantaloupe earlier than usual.  It’s time to take… Continue reading Seedling Experiment Results

Earthbox · Edibles · Garden · Seeds · Vermicompost

Winners and Losers – Fall Season 2014

We are lucky to be able to grow food all year round here in Southern Nevada. Most people break down the year into three garden seasons with a cool season in the spring and fall and the warm season in the summer. Sometimes the two cool seasons just run into one long season especially if… Continue reading Winners and Losers – Fall Season 2014

Garden · Seeds

Seeds of the Month Club #4 and #5

October came and went and it was so busy that I didn’t even realize that I hadn’t received my monthly shipment of seeds.  I sent the company an email and received a reply within an hour.  My seeds arrived very quickly especially since they are located on the other side of the country.  They also… Continue reading Seeds of the Month Club #4 and #5

Earthbox · Edibles · Garden · Kids · Pests · Raised Beds · Seeds

A Peek at Our Fall Garden

We have lots of plants really taking off now that the weather is getting cooler.  I planted a bit on the early side for our area and those seedlings were really attacked by bugs.  That’s one reason I hear from people for waiting but they are really doing well now and the bugs are gone. … Continue reading A Peek at Our Fall Garden

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Harvest Adventures

We started harvesting arugula during the first week of October.  It’s the first of our cool season veggies.  The other lettuces shouldn’t be too far behind.  We also harvested some more red bell peppers whose season is coming to an end.  We should get another round or two from them.  At the end of the… Continue reading Harvest Adventures