Tag Archives: raised beds

Defcon 3

Crazy enough, in the midst of our scandalous Presidential election, we have managed to get up to Defcon 3 in a battle of wills with Russia.  Our Defcon (defense readiness condition) system is more or less as follows: 5:  normal … Continue reading

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All the Way to the Rabbit Gate!

This morning I finished the path to the Rabbit Gate! More to do on the outside, but that’s another day. I dug enough to level the path for comfortable walking and the uphill side rocks are bigger than the downhill … Continue reading

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Sage (Salvia officinalis)

Like many spices, common Sage has long been an herbal medicine. I have lost 2 Sage plants in this garden, not good. Turns out that Sage may deter insects but it is primo stuff for rabbits.  Let us hope that … Continue reading

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Water Conservation, Pathways and Raised Bed 8

Since I need to move that dump truck load of crusher fines out of the way of my cabin-in-dreaming and I sure don’t want to move it twice, I am hauling it Homer bucket by Homer bucket over to build … Continue reading

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Seed Starting, Red Kuri Squash (Curcurbita maxima, Hubbard)

After liberating four 4 inch pots, I planted 8 heirloom Red Kuri squash seeds in them. They are big seeds and will stay inside longer, so I gave them more room up front. Although these are a Japanese variety of … Continue reading

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Raspberry Bush, Anne (Rubus argustus)

Picked up a bareroot raspberry bush called Anne. It has a pretty yellow berry, and I picked it up because birds can pass over yellow fruit thinking it is not ripe. This is a variety that I have not grown … Continue reading

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Signs of Life in a Warm Spring

It has been unusually warm this spring, I have signs of green life from my I plants. The prediction is unusual warmth through May. We’ll see. Some of my plants are way ahead of themselves. This ultra dwarf peach tree … Continue reading

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