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Raised beds, greenhouse, and peaches in May

It’s May, but barely, and I’m still working on getting all my summer crops into the ground. In part, this has taken extra time because we’re still working on our big garden infrastructure project of the year, a few new … Continue reading

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Thwarting moles, greenhouse plantings, and the final 2010 carrot harvest

As I’ve mentioned before, we have industrial grade moles in our yard. When we put in most of the raised beds, we didn’t mole-proof them. It just didn’t occur to us. Well, it occurred to us that we had a problem … Continue reading

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Photo album: Greenhouse in May and self-watering containers

Today, pretty much all my garden time was spent working on projects in the greenhouse. In spite of a weather forecast that predicted mostly cloudy weather today, it was really mostly sunny, making the greenhouse quite warm. I opened up the … Continue reading

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Gardening, Portland style…

Derek here… Gardening has been a part of my life since I was very little (probably why I’m not nearly as into it as Sandy – when weeding is part of your chores, the glamour fades a bit). As referenced … Continue reading

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Portland raised bed garden and baby chicks

Gardeners in the Pacific Northwest eagerly take advantage of every nice day during the spring.  Last weekend was absolutely beautiful — warm and sunny — and I missed the whole thing! Well, I didn’t exactly miss it, but I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Video Tour: The garden in late winter

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Photo album: Creative use of umbrellas, new raised beds, wine barrel planters, and metal roof

We’ve had a number of projects going lately and I wanted to share the results of some of this work.  Here goes in a quick photo album. New raised beds and wine barrel planters Gardeners must be among the most … Continue reading

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