Category Archives: Planning

Getting Ready For Fall??

Crazy to think that’s it’s nearly the end of august already!  I noticed the other day that the bed closest to the house in the front (north) yard is beginning to get some shade as the sun’s angle decreases.  sad … Continue reading

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Planting Planning

I had a few friends over for a mini seed exchange, and i believe that we gardeners are total hoarders!  Come on now, fess up…I’ve had seed packets, things i never intend on planting, for 7 or 8 years!  the … Continue reading

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Alright, we got it!

The forecast for the DC metro region: rain.  Don’t worry, it’s only a few more inches.  It’s been quite a yo yo of a summer here in DC.  Wicked hot, july and august saw barely any rain, and now rain … Continue reading

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Gross!!!

Not much needs to be said about 99 degrees with 90% humidity…other than water!  The kicker is that it’s not going to break for another 2 days.  I’m glad i waited a few days before swing some fall crop seeds- … Continue reading

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Waiting…

I usually have a hard time being patient enough when it comes to planting things.  In gardens past, i’ve fallen for those few first warms days in late winter, thinking that, “this year will be an early spring…go ahead, what … Continue reading

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It’s not 78 anymore, but it will be soon enough

As everybody knew, the record breaking warmth would go in a hurry, leaving many people (and plants) tired of winter.  So, what do gardener’s do in winter? Planning! While looking up some info about spacing for raised bed gardening, i … Continue reading

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