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31
Jul

Missed the spring? Grow a fall garden

Hey New England gardeners! Want to keep harvesting veggies all the way up to winter? Here’s a friendly reminder that you can plant a fall garden—and now is the time to do it! Spring came late this year, and I heard a lot of people mention that they hadn’t even thought about putting in a…
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31
Jul

Mid-Summer Spotlight: Zucchini, Green Beans, and Broccoli

We’re at the height of summer weather, which means gardens are filling in nicely and pickin’ fingers are primed. It has been a wetter summer than last, but the sun has been showing enough to make plants burst. I feel a little spoiled having mother nature around so that I don’t have to remember to…
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30
Jun

Early Summer Spotlight: Asparagus, garlic scapes & peas

This time of year is always a teaser, as we have planted our gardens and are now waiting to harvest the fruits of our labor. There is, however, some magic that happens in the late spring/early summer months that gives rise to some highly celebrated veggies. Here is a snapshot of a few of my…
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30
Jun

Feed Your Garden: Fertilizing for beginners

I have been gardening for as long as I can remember. Yet, up until a few years ago, I never fed my gardens. It’s no wonder the plants in my garden really didn’t produce THAT much, or look like I imagined they should. After having a discussion with a farmer friend, it became apparent that…
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24
May

On the rise: The benefits of raised bed gardening

For some people, the restrictions of limited outdoor space, poor soil, no soil at all, or physical limitations make the prospect of gardening seem daunting, if not impossible. For these same reasons, raised bed gardening is becoming increasingly popular. Big benefits Raised beds can be purchased or constructed inexpensively and allow gardeners of all abilities…
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