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How Does Your Garden Grow?

It’s been an unusually dry spring here in Maine; the month of May saw rainfall levels that kept pace for Tucson, Arizona of all places.  We had dust devils here, not big ones, but still quite unusual. This slowed down growth in the garden, as


Uncovering Spring

With an eye to the ten-day forecast here in Central Maine, I decided that last night was the last hard frost we’d see.  So off came the warm, protective bed of needles I’d placed over beds of garlic and strawberries last November.  The needles I

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The first sign of the end of summer is here in my garden.   The garlic is in and braided, ready to hang up for the winter. Can you guess which braid or braids was made by my hands? A portion of this year’s cloves

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