Tag Archives: Planting

First Seeds In the Ground

In the garden, my largest battle every year is without a question weeds. They rule everything, relentlessly. The first year I tried to garden, I didn’t really know [..]

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It’s Seed-Starting Time, Part 1

Spring has arrived really, really early¬†here in central Michigan. Temperatures have consistently been in the 60’s and 70’s for a couple of weeks, which is just… crazy. Typically, [..]

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Mother Nature Wastes No Time

This was the dreary sight that awaited me yesterday when I at last began to try to get things readied for spring. I went around and gathered up [..]

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One Innocuous Little Box

It was sitting on our front porch when we got home last night – tiny, almost too small to be noticed. It looks so innocent, doesn’t it? But [..]

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