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And back in the greenhouse . . .

The solar project has been the big exciting project of recent weeks, but it’s not the only project underway. In another effort to defeat moles and rats, we’ve decided to install a cement block floor in the greenhouse. Over the … Continue reading

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Fall garden & cute boots

Wow! I might have successfully grown a Brassica! I have terrible luck with pretty much everything in this category. Cabbage becomes bug infested (I know, I need to use BT spray) and broccoli bolts before much of a head has even formed. … Continue reading

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Garden transformation and what we’re eating

I’ve gardened for years, but most of my gardening experience has been with ornamental (as opposed to edible) plants.  When we moved into our house in 2002, we knew the yard needed a lot of work.  We had no idea that … Continue reading

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Photo album: Greenhouse in November, peppers, mache, lettuce, grow lights, and more

We finished building the main greenhouse structure and the beds within the greenhouse in early September. We didn’t actually finish the project, however, and likely won’t finish it until next spring or summer.  First, we have some automatically opening vents … Continue reading

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