Category Archives: plant shopping

Pumpkin planning

I mentioned a while ago that I’ve already got most of the seeds for my vegetable garden this year–I decided to go simple and just fill the whole thing with potatoes and pumpkins. We had a bit of a problem … Continue reading

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Early birds

Any gardener knows that the seed catalogs start sending you their glossy temptations (I have a friend who calls them “garden porn”) early in the year.  Far, far too early to actually start planting (or even buying, probably, in this part of the … Continue reading

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Jumping the gun

I couldn’t help it. I know it’s way too early to plant. And I don’t plan on planting anytime soon. The snow just finished melting about a week ago, for Pete’s sake. But I was at a happy hour gathering … Continue reading

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The possibilities are endless

It’s that time of year. The garden catalogs started arriving a couple of weeks ago. It’s such an exciting time–at this point, the possibilities are endless. Should we grow potatoes again?  If so, should we just use the sprouting potatoes … Continue reading

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Shopping for veggies

I think I may be done vegetable shopping.  It seems impossible—I feel like I’ve hardly ordered anything! But, as I posted a few days ago, I ordered potatoes and sweet potatoes, and on the same day I also ordered my … Continue reading

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Too many choices

I know I’ve mentioned a couple of times already how exciting I think it is when the seed catalogs start arriving. In addition to the previously mentioned D. Landreth Seed Company catalog that was passed on to me from a … Continue reading

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To grow or not to grow. . . asparagus

The arrival of the seed catalogs has caused much excitement at our house, as I’m sure you could have guessed.  (Or read about it in my blog entry last Friday.) One of the things we’ve been debating is whether to … Continue reading

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The most wonderful time of the year

Well, ONE of the most wonderful times of the year, certainly. . . the seed catalogs have started arriving!!! I always know it’s coming, but still I’m always kind of surprised by how EXCITED it still makes me. Burpee, Territorial … Continue reading

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Pots revisited

Regular readers may remember photos, way back in May, of some beautiful new pots I’d  gotten at Laughing Earth Nursery in Ada.  I posted pictures pretty much right after I’d planted them—they looked nice, but of course the plants were … Continue reading

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I’m baaaack!

Yes, I’m aware you probably weren’t all sitting at your computers with baited breath, just waiting for me to post again.  But I was out of town this weekend and just came back yesterday, so I missed my usual Monday … Continue reading

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