Archive of ‘Mulch Gardening’ category

Kitchen Garden Work

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{Farm Scene #4} Traditionally our Memorial Day weekend is marked by getting the garden in. Last year, because of the weather we pushed it back a week or two, but this morning was such a lovely one and the forecast looks good enough that I do believe we’re in the clear so far as frosts […] Read more…


~Today in the Garden~

| 2014 Vegetable Garden, Mulch Gardening


I remember this time of the gardening season. After seed sowing, before the harvest, not quite the calm before the storm. With a larger space to manage this year (x’s 8!), it’s taking me a little longer to get to that calm before the storm point though. That’s where those first post-sowing weeds are all […] Read more…


~Start with the Soil~

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An exuberantly healthy soil is the cornerstone of a sustainable garden. The virtues bestowed by a living, fertile soil are legion. When we pack the growing earth with organic matter, via thick mulch, self-renewing roots, and buried debris, we’re beckoning the industrious workers of the soil. Worms, tiny beetles and mites, bacteria, fungi, and a […] Read more…


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