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Dancing in the kitchen

First off, there is some interesting changes coming to the life of The Garden Sprout.  I have accepted a new position to teach horticulture at a community college.  What this means is that I will also be moving within the next two weeks to a town approximately 80 miles away.  Not a huge distance, but… Continue reading Dancing in the kitchen

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Cooling with the Cucumbers

So I desperately wish I was able to cool down outside in the patch of cucumbers but with temperatures in the upper 90's and well over a 100 degree heat index (as of this very moment it is a heat index of 113 F) doesn't that just sound pleasant?  And the heat is not supposed… Continue reading Cooling with the Cucumbers

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Hold the Tomatoes

Okay...I promised in the last post that the next post would be about pruning tomatoes.  I really should clarify and say that it's more pinching to encouraging good branching and fruit production.  It is really simple and easy too. What you do is take a look at the tomatoes and often you'll see a small… Continue reading Hold the Tomatoes

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Growing Right Along…

Well I think summer is officially here.  It is now hot and we are lacking rain.  Even though it seemed like it would never stop raining and even if we did that we would still be well saturated for weeks, not so lucky.  When I went outside this afternoon to check on the garden, I… Continue reading Growing Right Along…