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Avoid F1 Hybrids

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The dawn of a new year (although I consider the REAL New Year’s Day to be the day after the winter solstice) means many gardeners are leafing through seed catalogs. It seems to be a good time for a bit … Continue reading

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Transition

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About this time of year, things start to shift. We’re a month past the solstice – the plants in the kitchen garden are moving into fruit and seed production. The other morning I was harvesting the early potatoes with the … Continue reading

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Winter’s Coming!

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To the average person, June 21st is the first day of summer, promising lazy days at the beach, barbeques and picnics, a loll in the hammock with a good book. To the gardener, June 21st is the summer solstice, the … Continue reading

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