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February in My Minnesota Garden

I usually think of February as a kinder, gentler version of January.  It's usually still cold and snowy, but with ...
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Why Variety Selection Matters

Why Variety Selection Matters

This is the time of year when my inbox starts to fill up with a variety of interesting garden planning ...
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Weekend Project: Birdseed Ornaments

Weekend Project: Birdseed Ornaments

With Valentine's Day on Tuesday, this past week was all about sharing the love.  As a gardener, I thought it ...
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January in My Minnesota Garden

I usually feel like January is the longest month of the year.  The days are still short and dark, it is often ...
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Planning a New Raised Bed Garden | My Minnesota Garden

Planning a New Raised Bed Garden

From the moment we decided to buy our new house, I have been thinking about what the eventual garden would ...
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Guest Post: Saving Flower Seed

Today’s post comes from my friend Melissa Keyser from Sweet Bee Garden.  I first got to know Melissa from her frequent comments here ...
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Adventures in Container Gardening

The last few weeks our impending move has been all-consuming.  Between closing on the new house and getting everything in order ...
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Ducks in the Garden

Meet Mama Mallard, one half of the pair of Mallard ducks that have made themselves at home in the pollinator garden this spring ...
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Spring Has Sprung

Somehow, the month of March completely slipped through my fingers.  The past month has been a big blur of baby ...
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5 Common Seed Starting Mistakes [+ How to Avoid Them]

It's that time of year again!  Seed starting season is here, and with it comes all the excitement and anticipation ...
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Weekend Project: Flag Plant Markers

When it comes to plant markers for seed starting, I usually favor more practical solutions.  I need something quick, easy, water resistant, ...
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Weekend Project: How to Make Seed Paper

Those of you who have been reading the blog for a while know that I love to give seed packets ...
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Garden Boot Camp: Seed Starting

In the February installment of Garden Boot Camp we are going to cover everything you need to know about seed starting ...
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Weekend Project: Seed Starting Prep

Get ready for it: in about a week, there are going to be a lot of gardeners getting their seed starting ...
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Weekend Project: Winter Sowing

If you can hardly wait to start sowing seeds, then this Weekend Project is for you! The concept of winter ...
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Varieties to Try in 2016

In keeping with tradition, today I am bringing you my annual list of new-to-me varieties that I am considering for the 2016 ...
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Weekend Project: Organizing the Seed Stash

Throughout the coming year, I will be running an occasional series on Fridays called Weekend Projects, where I will feature easy, timely ...
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Garden Boot Camp: Garden Planning

Today I am kicking off a new series for 2016: Garden Boot Camp. The idea for this series was born ...
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The 2015 Garden in Review

In the past, I have traditionally split my year in review into two posts: one post framing some of my "lessons ...
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Harvesting Horseradish

Last month I dug my first harvest of horseradish, an event that I have been anticipating for more than two years ...
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Garden into Fall

As far as first days of fall go, today was a pretty great day in the garden.  A beautiful morning ...
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Saving Radish Seed

For years I have been succession planting a variety of heirloom radishes in my garden.   I can usually get 2-3 ...
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Growing Caraway

My latest adventure in seed saving is two years in the making. It all started last spring when I impulse-purchased a ...
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Upcycled Garden Trellises

This year’s garden layout did not come together easily.  I usually start out with a general idea of where I ...
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In Preparation for Rhubarb Season

This week might be off to a dreary start, but these April showers are definitely welcome as the garden continues to ...
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Prelude to Spring

As I mentioned earlier this week, despite our warmer than average weather, the gardens are still too wet to do ...
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Garden Beginnings

How is March half over already!?  And more importantly, how beautiful was our weather this past week!?  We hit 70 ...
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Bees in the Garden: Beekeeping Class

I may have mentioned once or twice a hundred times my interest in adding bees to our backyard garden.   I ...
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Seed Starting Q + A, Part 2

This week's installment of Seed Starting Q + A is all about soil and light.  If you have a seed ...
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Seed Starting Q + A, Part 1

'Tis the season... ...to get ready for seed starting! As we finally start to close in on spring, many of ...
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The Love of Gardening

"The love of gardening is a seed that once sown never dies, but grows to the enduring happiness that the ...
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Selecting Pepper Varieties for Your Garden

pictured above, from top left:  Jalapeno (green),  Sweet Banana (yellow), Santa Fe Grande (yellow), Cayenne Long Thin (red), Ckylon (red), Topepo Rosso (red), Habanero ...
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15 Varieties to Try in ’15

The garden planning has officially begun! This weekend I made the leap from casually paging through my favorite seed catalogs, ...
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Looking Forward

This is the time of year that we look forward. It’s the start of a new year, the coldest month, ...
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THE 2014 GARDEN IN REVIEW: SWEET SUCCESSES

Now that I've shared the lessons learned in the 2014 garden, now it's time to recount some of the sweet ...
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THE 2014 GARDEN IN REVIEW: LESSONS LEARNED

It's that time of year again!  Today I'm recounting some of the lessons learned in the 2014 garden: When winter ...
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Gifts for Gardeners 2014

‘Twas the night before Thanksgiving... and with all the cold and snow we've already had this year, I’m not ashamed ...
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Cross Pollination

Remember when I decided to take my chances planting two different varieties of dry beans next to each other at the ...
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Saving Gourd Seed

One of my favorite things about fall is seeing colorful and creative displays of pumpkins, squash, and gourds on the front ...
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The Long Goodbye | Sweet Domesticity

The Long Goodbye

On at least a few occasions here, I have confessed my tendency to put off any and all end of season garden ...
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How to Protect Your Garden from Frost

I was really, really hoping that I had a few more weeks before I had to finish up this post, ...
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A Squash Garden Update

As you may recall, back in June I created a squash garden out of an underutilized space behind the storage shed in ...
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Scenes from the Garden in Early September

I know I say it every year, but this year it seems more tangible than ever: the summer is just ...
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The Summer of Green Tomatoes

Well, here we are: the last week of August and still not a single ripe tomato.  Not even a sorta, ...
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Saving Lettuce Seed

When gardeners see their favorite lettuce start to bolt, it usually means it's time to pull it and start over ...
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Tomato Suckers: To Prune or Not To Prune?

If you're looking for a good garden debate, look no further than the question of pruning tomato plants. You'll find no shortage of ...
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Garden Wrens

Let me introduce you to some of the newest residents of my garden: These two little wrens moved into the ...
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Measuring Up: June 2014

Well, it's here: the first "Measuring Up" post of 2014!   However, this year's posts will look a little different.  Just ...
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Creating a Squash Garden

Earlier this year, I made the decision to give up my community garden plot.  There were a number of factors ...
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A Seed Starting Diary: The Cucurbits

Today I’m bringing you the final entry in my 2014 Seed Starting Diary.  Starting this weekend, I will finally make ...
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Watch Out for Raspberry Shoots!

'Tis the season for treading lightly in and around the raspberry patch! These little guys are the tender beginnings of this ...
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All About Rhubarb

It’s May!  and more importantly, It’s rhubarb season! My garden has received about three and a half inches of rain ...
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A Seed Starting Diary: Tomatillos + Ground Cherries

It’s been a couple of weeks since my last seed starting diary entry, so if you need refresher you can ...
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A Postcard from San Francisco

A couple of weeks ago Mike and I spent a long weekend in San Francisco.  We made the trip to ...
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Reader Question: Why Do Seed Leaves Fall Off?

A reader emailed me earlier this week with the following question: I started some broccoli seed last month and they ...
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Grow Great Rhubarb with a Side Dressing of Compost + Manure

It has been about a year since I divided my rhubarb patch and I am happy to report that each ...
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A Seed Starting Diary: The Tomatoes

It's finally tomato time!  Every year I test the strength of my resolve as I try to hold out as long as ...
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A Spring Surprise: Horseradish!

Just before we left for California last week, I discovered an exciting surprise in the garden: horseradish!  Even though I ...
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5 Simple Rules for Gardening in Early Spring

For the past month or so, I’ve been watching other gardeners that I follow in other parts of the country ...
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Potting Up!

For many gardeners, moving seedlings up into a larger pot as they grow is one of those chores that is ...
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A Seed Starting Diary: The Peppers

I don't know about you, but it has been an unusually busy week in my little corner of the world ...
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A Seed Starting Diary: The Brassicas

The first seeds of the 2014 garden went into the soil exactly one week ago.  Spring was in the air, ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: A Time to Plant

This is the twelfth and final post in the 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here. I ...
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How to Make a Simple Soil Blocker

I have long been fascinated with soil blockers.  It seems like such a smart, efficient, and economical way to start ...
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Sustainable Seed Starting: Using Coconut Coir Instead of Peat

Like many of you, I’ve been using Spaghnum peat (the decaying remains of Sphagnum moss) for seed starting for many ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: Building Better Soil

This is the eleventh post in the 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here. We ...
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The Ultimate Guide to Seed Starting Containers

As promised, I'm back today with with a more detailed post on containers for seed starting! The great thing about ...
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Timing is Everything: A Seed Starting Timeline

The most common seed starting question I receive from readers is some variation of When should I start my seeds? ...
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Seed Starting Supply List: What You Need + Where to Find It

There's no way around it: this winter has been a doozy.   I've kind of lost track of all of ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: Organic Gardening

This is the tenth post in the 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here. When ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: Container Gardening

This is the ninth post in the 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here. Leaving ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: Gardening with Kids

This is the eighth post in the 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here. Is it ...
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Guest Post: Cultivating the Love of Gardening

After surviving not one, but two polar vortices last month, I’m running away going to be away from the blog for ...
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Is a Community Garden Right for You? Strategies for Success

As I mentioned last week, community gardens are a hot topic around here.   I get a lot of questions ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: Share the Love of Gardening

This is the seventh post in the 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here. This ...
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Share the Love: Seed Packet Printable

This week's 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration theme is Share the Love of Gardening.  With Valentine's Day approaching, I thought ...
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Is a Community Garden Right for You? Important Questions to Ask before You Sign Up

For the past two years, I have been a part of a local community garden.  I've documented many of my ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: Seed Starting

This is the sixth post in the 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here. Happy ...
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Oh the Possibilities! [A Garden Planning Dilemma]

Confession time: I’m not feeling particularly productive as a gardener this month. Of course it is only January, and there’s ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: Extending the Season

This is the fifth post in the 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here. I'm ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: Vertical Gardening

This is the fourth post in the 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here. Looking ...
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The Best Edibles for Vertical Gardens

Vertical gardening is thrown around a lot in gardening circles.  It’s on every list of how to make the most ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: DIY Garden Projects

This is the third post in the 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here. As ...
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14 Varieties to Try in ’14

If there is a silver lining to the crazy cold weather we experienced this week, it is that it provided ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: Garden Planning

This is the second post in the 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here. Like ...
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Surviving Seed Catalog Season

Every year I carefully (sometimes painfully) set my seed catalogs aside as they begin to arrive just before the holidays.  ...
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The 2013 Garden in Review: Sweet Successes

In keeping with the spirit of the lessons learned in the 2013 garden, here are a few "sweet successes" from ...
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The 2013 Garden in Review: Lessons Learned

Here are a few of the lessons I learned in the 2013 garden, in no particular order: You can grow ...
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12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration: Garden Organization

This is the first post in the  12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration series.  More information about the series can be found here ...
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Introducing : 12 Weeks of Garden Inspiration

Today is the winter solstice, the "official" beginning of winter and the darkest, shortest day of the year.   As ...
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Red Romaine Lettuce

In an effort to be more faithful about sharing variety-specific growing information on my garden selections, I occasionally feature remarkable ...
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Holiday Wish List for Gardeners 2013

 Ready or not, it’s that time of year again!  Looking to find the perfect gift for the gardener in your ...
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Good Garden Reads: My Winter Reading List

Between the darker, post-Daylight Savings Time days, and the first impending snowstorm of the season, I am definitely feeling the ...
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The Great Heirloom Paste Tomato Search: End of Season Report Card

Well, after months of growing, observing, tasting, cooking, and canning, the time has come to wrap up "The Great Heirloom ...
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5 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Garden for Winter

Well, we've had a pretty good run this fall, but with the "s" word starting to make it's way into ...
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Anna Russian Tomato

In an effort to be more faithful about sharing variety-specific growing information on my garden selections, I occasionally feature remarkable ...
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Measuring Up: September 2013

As I've spent the past couple of weeks trying to wrap my mind around the whirlwind that was September, a ...
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Raspberries: Round Two

If you've noticed it's been quiet around the blog these past few of days, you are not mistaken.  This is ...
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Black Hungarian Pepper

In an effort to be more faithful about sharing variety-specific growing information on my garden selections, I will occasionally feature ...
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Bursting at the Seams

Success never tasted (or looked) so sweet! ...
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Measuring Up: August 2013

A good subtitle for this post would be, "and then all of a sudden, the garden went BOOM!"  This month's ...
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Harvesting Edamame

Edamame (also known as green or garden soybean) is super easy to grow and harvest, but it's not always so ...
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When Community Garden Gardening Gets Ugly

  I had last Friday off, and as I often do on my days off, I started the day at ...
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The Great Heirloom Paste Tomato Search: Mid-Season Report

Earlier this spring, I posted about my search for an heirloom alternative to my favorite hybrid paste tomato (you can ...
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A Variegated Tomato

Here's another tomato oddity to add to list this year:  a variegated tomato plant.  Didn't know that even existed?  Neither ...
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A Fascinating Fasciated Federle

Say that even one time fast, and I’m impressed!  So what the heck is this post even about?  This: You ...
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Trials, Tribulations, and Tomatoes

I'm hanging on to this thought, because this year, growing tomatoes has been anything but easy.  All winter long, visions ...
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Quinoa Rescue: The Florida Weave

This was a week full of really good intentions and the best laid of plans.  I posted this photo over my ...
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August Arrives

When I'm in the garden day after day, it can sometimes feel like things aren't changing all that quickly, but ...
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Measuring Up: July 2013

July was a bit of a transition month in the garden this year.  The spring harvest lingered into the beginning ...
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Third Time’s the Charm

Tomatillos have made a return to my garden this year.  I've had a steep learning curve with growing tomatillos, but ...
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Vinegar Fruit Fly Traps for the Raspberry Patch

This is how I spent my lunch hour today: I just walked right out our back door, and came back ...
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Calabrese Green Sprouting Broccoli

In an effort to be more faithful about sharing variety-specific growing information on my garden selections, I will occasionally feature ...
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Saving Spinach Seed

 Say what we will about spring in Minnesota this year, but it was pretty perfect for growing spinach.  Extended stretches ...
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Pumpkin Pollinator

I was checking my pumpkin plants for squash bugs this morning, when I saw this guy crawling out of one ...
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Pepper Weather

This week there is no doubt that summer has arrived in full force.  We're in the middle of another 90-something ...
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The Battle of the Blight

There is a moment in every garden season where I, albeit it momentarily, feel downright discouraged and defeated in my ...
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Grow, Garden, Grow!

Last week was a crazy busy week at our house.  With our adoption homestudy home visit taking place later this ...
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Sunken Herb Pots

Herbs are sort of an elusive dream for me.  I want to grow them (all of them), but up until ...
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Measuring Up: June 2013

Every so often, I catch myself trying to compare the garden this year to the garden at the same time ...
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…And the Winner is…

A big THANK YOU to all who entered The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds Giveaway! I have really enjoyed reading ...
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Hidden Treasure

I had to look closely, but there it was, tucked deep inside the massive leaves of one of my broccoli ...
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French Breakfast Radishes

In an effort to be more faithful about sharing variety-specific growing information on my garden selections, I will occasionally feature ...
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Good Garden Reads: The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds + A Copy to Give Away!

This giveaway is now closed.  Thank you to all who entered! I've mentioned numerous times that one of my primary ...
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Measuring the Harvest

As of this week, I am officially harvesting from the garden on a daily basis! There have been big bowls ...
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Dry Beans

The dry beans were just about the last thing to go in the garden this year.  With the recent stretches ...
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The Quinoa Experiment

When someone asks me what I'm growing in my garden this year, I take a deep breath and start to ...
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Deep Watering for Tomato Plants

Check out that gorgeous tomato plant!  Just two short weeks ago, this little one was newly transplanted, with just a ...
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When the Vision Becomes Reality

The week isn't quite over yet, but I'm going to go ahead and chalk it up as the most satisfying ...
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Spinach Season

Growing spinach the past few years has been a bit of a challenge for me.  I had spotty germination at ...
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May Showers and Strawberry Flowers

It has been kind of tropical in Minnesota the past few days: one minute it's hot and steamy, and the ...
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Trying to Bloom

A few of my "new" rhubarb plants sent up flower stalks this week.  As I always do, I promptly cut ...
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Plan of Attack: Planning for the Planting Frenzy

'Tis the season for planting gardens! I've been anxiously awaiting this moment ever since the first seed catalogs arrived in ...
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How to Divide Rhubarb

Rhubarb: it's the gift that keeps on giving.  Around here, almost everyone knows someone who has a rhubarb plant in ...
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Confessions of a Too-Busy Gardener

In theory, after I "planted" daffodils in our window boxes last spring, I had only one thing to do with the ...
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The Great Heirloom Paste Tomato Search

A few years ago I walked into the garden center with the intention of finding a couple of roma tomato ...
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Tending the Indoor Garden

The arrival of spring this year has been an uphill battle.  At times, an exhausting uphill battle, like trying to ...
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Garbage for the Garden

In the past week I've been witness to well over 2' of snowfall.  Thankfully, not all of that snow fell ...
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Aluminum Plant Markers

I have spent the last three days down for the count with a sinus infection.  I could feel it coming ...
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Anatomy of a Seed Starting Set Up

I don't know about you, but I always feel super productive after a long weekend.  Maybe it's because I usually ...
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Download: Seed Packet Template

One of my big goals for the 2013 garden is to get away from placing such big seed orders every ...
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Starting Pepper Seeds + Tips for Promoting Germination

Pepper Watch 2013 has officially begun! As of this weekend there are 26 little pepper seeds nestled in under the ...
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Blend Your Own Seed Starting Mix

The countdown to seed starting is on!  Each week I'm trying to get a few little things in order, so ...
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Cooking with Cherokee Trail of Tears Beans

Seemingly endless loops of snowy commutes, bitter cold temperatures, and all around winter blahs call for real comfort food.  And ...
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Paper Pulp Starter Pots

This week I definitely have had gardening on the brain: I wrapped up a month long series on garden planning, ...
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Garden Planning 101: Seed Starting

This post is a part of a series on planning your 2013 garden.  Click here to read all of the posts in ...
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Online Garden Planners

I will readily admit that I'm a little old school when it comes to planning my garden layout.  I find ...
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Garden Planning 101: Creating a Garden Plan

This post is a part of a series on planning your 2013 garden.  Click here to read all of the posts in ...
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Garden Planning 101: Selecting Seeds and Plants

This post is a part of a series on planning your 2013 garden.  Click here to read all of the posts ...
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Sole Survivor

Brussels sprouts and I did not have a fantastic year together in 2012.  While we started out with a promising future and ...
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Garden Planning 101: Seed Inventory

The first installment of the Garden Planning 101 series is a guide to doing a seed inventory.  I know, I know, ...
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Garden Planning 101

Over the next few weeks I will be sharing a series of posts on garden planning, and let me tell ...
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Cooking with Hidatsa Shield Figure Beans

One of the highlights of the past garden season was growing and harvesting a few varieties of heirloom beans.  I literally ...
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For the Birds

A few days before Christmas, my husband came home from a white elephant gift exchange with a real 4' Christmas ...
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Holiday Wish List for Gardeners 2012

In honor of the start of the holiday season, today's post is my first-ever Holiday Wish List for Gardeners, taken ...
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Found a Peanut

Anyone else out there remember this song from their childhood? Somehow this little earworm resurfaced in my memory around the ...
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The Great Tomato Harvest

The Great Tomato Harvest

The garden season came to a somewhat unceremonious end last week.  Unlike last year, when I took an entire afternoon ...
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Measuring Up: September 2012

Well, the sun is setting on another garden season.  I write that statement with mixed feelings.  It's always kind of ...
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Please Don’t Bug Me

I feel the need to state the obvious at least one more time: weather-wise, this has been one strange year ...
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Measuring Up: August 2012

Dear August, I guess it's time for us to say farewell for another year.  I knew this day was fast ...
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Pumpkin Pride

It's not uncommon that, from time to time during the garden season, I drag Mike over the garden to show ...
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Measuring Up: July 2012

The only thing better than the garden in June, is the garden in July.  The colors, the flavors, and the ...
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Measuring Up: June 2012

My garden and I have turned a corner--the corner--in the past week: we have arrived at the time in the garden ...
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A Bounty of Beans

Back in the dark, cold months of December and January, when this year's garden first began to take shape in ...
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Three Sisters

It's been a while since I got caught up with a Grow It Forward Friday post, but rest assured that ...
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Number Thirty One

Check out my new address: This week I became a renter again, taking up residence at plot #31 in the ...
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Nasturtiums

I recently joked to a fellow gardener that while I really do enjoy pretty flowers, if my husband would let ...
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Measuring Up: May 2012

The past ten days have been a whirlwind in my little corner of the world: weddings, graduations, birthdays, dance recitals, ...
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Planting Progress

The garden progress continued this past weekend with lots of planting and transplanting now that the ground has warmed up ...
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Transplanting Raspberry Canes

When Mike first bought our house there was a small raspberry jungle growing in the backyard.  The canes (which we ...
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Heirloom Sprouts

It's finally Friday!  This has been a pretty perfect week for seed sprouting.  After last week's cooler weather slowed things down ...
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Measuring Up: April 2012

As the garden season was wrapping up last fall, there was more than one occasion that I found myself wishing that I ...
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Moving Out

This week the time came to move my heirloom brussels sprouts and broccoli out into the garden.   They've come ...
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Going Vertical

Every year, my biggest garden anguish comes in that moment after I have narrowed down my list for the fourteenth ...
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Expansion

Well, we did it again.  Proving that we are capable of small feats of structural engineering, spacial reasoning, and basic math, my ...
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Seed

This is the Grow It Forward Friday post that I have been waiting to write for two whole two months ...
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A Little Weekend Reading

Last week we spent a wonderful evening with a group of good friends, catching up over a bite to eat ...
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Spring Cheer

A couple of weeks ago, I walked past a huge display of started bulbs while I was out running errands ...
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Garden Hand Scrub

A little perspective:  A year ago, we were still up to our knees in snow, desperately looking forward to spring ...
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Pepper Plans

In last week's Grow It Forward Friday post, I wasn't kidding when I said that I use cookbooks just as ...
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Tiny Tomatoes

Could there be a more welcome sight during the first week of spring than tiny seedlings emerging from the ground? ...
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Bring On the Broccoli

It's not a shamrock, but in a week when green is in, it's only appropriate to dedicate this week's Grow ...
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Recycled [Newspaper Starter Pots]

Post updated January 2014: After a few seasons of making newspaper pots, I've definitely learned a thing or two and ...
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10 Things I Like About Heirlooms

Earlier this week I finalized my garden plans (well, as final as they will be until everything is in the ...
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Head Start

One of my earliest gardening memories is sitting at the kitchen table, helping my dad start seeds.  I remember the ...
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Garden Ambition

As we start what promises to be another mild week of winter here in Minnesota, I am finding it more ...
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Groundhog Day

Even though the official Punxsutawney Phil prediction is for six more weeks of winter, with the thick fog covering Minnesota ...
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Bean Counter

Last night I was sorting through the various papers that had accumulated on our dining room table over the past ...
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All Settled In For a Long Winter’s Rest

The gardens have been empty for well over a month now. Dewy mornings have been replaced with frosty mornings. The ...
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All Tucked In

When the National Weather Service issued the freeze warning for early this morning, I just about cried.  My big garden, ...
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Tomato Triage

The storm that came through on Saturday night did a number on my tomato plants.  I woke up Sunday morning to ...
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The Peanut Gallery

At the beginning of June, I came home after being gone for a few days at a conference.  Of course, one of ...
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I May Have a Problem…

A quick trip to Menard's for tomato cages yesterday afternoon resulted in me finding two more tomato plants that I just had to ...
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Ready, Set, Grow!

For well over a week now, I have been meaning to post an update on this year's garden plans. With the weather this ...
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Oven Mits and Power Tools

I have a new garden! We've been talking about putting in a second raised garden since late last summer, and after ...
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Spring Fever

My overly-ambitious working list for the purpose of planning my gardens, subject to change: Green Beans Basil Cilantro Cantaloupe Cucumbers ...
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