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One trellis! Ah ah ah!

by maco,

One trellis is finally done: [![Trellis](https://c5.staticflickr.com/8/7209/27503453220_013b976a91_z.jpg)](https://www.flickr.com/photos/maco_nix/27503453220/in/datetaken/ "Trellis") Since I did end up deciding to plant an [Opalka tomato](crop) after all (because I went to the Sheep & W...

opalka tomatoes
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Peach blossoms! (photo inside)

by maco,

Ok, I'm late on posting this because I didn't think about it at the time, but remember how I planted 4 fruit trees and a nut tree in fall 2014? Well, they're not supposed to bear fruit for 2-4 years depending on variety. So I was surprised to see that this year, the peach *actually blossomed*! ...

peaches
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Tiny house + house plants?

by maco,

I have an itty bitty house. It's about 650 square feet, and equator-facing windows are: 1. over my bed 2. inside my shower 3. actually double-doors that open inward into the kitchen and anyway anything in front of them would block the fridge *and* the dishwasher There are two sunset-facin...

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Planting outdoors & fruit trees

by maco,

Today I transplanted the [cabbage](crop) and [onion](crop) seedlings outside and planted seeds for: [arugula](crop), [garlic](crop) (well, cloves, not seeds--forced in the fridge), mesclun salad mix, [kale](crop), [cauliflower](crop), and [beet](crop)s. Some of these (cauliflower, beets, mesclun)...

cabbages garlic arugula onions plums almonds peaches apples beets cauliflowers kale
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Seedlings, bed prep, pink blueberries

by maco,

Most of the seeds I started a couple weeks ago have sprouted and gotten going. It looks like I will need to pick up one [black beauty eggplant](crop), one [butternut squash](crop), and one [basil](crop) plant. And maybe [oregano](crop) if I still don't get around to starting those (I didn't have ...

rabbiteye blueberries lowbush blueberries oregano basils butternut squash black beauty eggplants
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Seeds started!

by maco,

Today I started seeds for the [backyard beds](http://growstuff.org/gardens/maco-backyard-beds) [![Seed starting](https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7611/16712892090_301c105207.jpg)](https://www.flickr.com/photos/maco_nix/16712892090 "Seed starting by Mackenzie, on Flickr") The [onion](crop)s ar...

onions
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Almost ready to start seeds

by maco,

Today I went down to my local garden center, having measured the little closet that houses my sump pump, to get seed-starting supplies. I got two "Jump Start" T5 lighting rigs. I also picked up a Jump Start heat mat for seedlings to add to the one I already had. Add some trays and one new plastic...

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Getting ready for spring!

by maco,

I've got seeds either on-hand or ordered for just about everything I'm starting from seed this year. I've been working out what I want to plant, and this is the plan I've come up with for the 72 square feet of my backyard raised beds: ![garden plan](http://mackenzie.morgan.name/tmp/garden_plan...

lettuces kale garlic eggplants cucumbers cauliflowers cabbages beets basils arugula chamomiles super sweet 100 tomatoes tomatoes sweet potatoes butternut squash yellow summer squash zucchini bell peppers Hungarian wax peppers parsley oregano onions
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Brickwork!

by maco,

Surprise! I got home from work yesterday and discovered my husband had finished the brickwork around the veggie garden. He says he'd started moving the bricks from their pile to get them off the driveway, and well the logical place to put them was where they belong, and then halfway through he re...

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Fall bed prep

by maco,

ARGH I got logged out while writing this post, and there was so much, and now I have to type it all again :( In my area, spring only lasts about 2 weeks. It goes from too cold to be outside to over 80F in about that time, so as soon as you can be outside, it's time to have the plants in the gr...

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Adding edging to garden beds

by maco,

I finally got sick of the way the weeds are sending runners into my garden beds and I can't use the string trimmer around them for fear of hitting my plants. So I went to Home Depot to get some 4x4 to lay down the sides. And they told me they can't cut 4x4. I'm pretty sure this is wrong and that ...

chestnuts
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Tomato: Late blight?

by maco,

I just pulled this from my "patio" [tomato](crop) plant (which is actually in-ground). I'm suspecting late blight. It poured rain all of last week. So, for those with more experience...is this late blight? [![Untitled](https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3918/14468052913_bf0299265e.jpg)](https:/...

tomatoes
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