fruit tree raised beds

Hi all Now that it’s a bit cooler, I feel a bit better, a bit more energetic to do heavier work. So I’ve started changing the mounds, now overgrown with grass, to raised beds. I’ve done three now. This is how they looked before: (This picture is of the next mound to do, with a […]

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Duck-Proofing the Seedlings

Today, beneath bright sunshine and temps in the 50s, the seedlings on the first round of mixed greens started to appear…and with our first little flock of ducks arriving soon, we decided to think about duck-proofing a few of the beds. We’ll want our silver appleyard ducks in the garden to forage for pests like […]

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Planting asparagus crowns

This weekend the post brought a nice surprise, the asparagus crowns we ordered last year. We ordered from Suttons and they deliver them ready at the optimum time for planting. Now both J and I love asparagus but at the price it is in the supermarket it ends up being a luxury treat vegetable rather […]

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Garden Planning – Pt. 2

My garden planning has been a little crazy lately. Life’s been a little crazy, to be honest. It’s been nice to be able to just disappear into my own little world every once in a while and design, research, and plan exactly what I want to do this summer. After struggling with several different designs […]

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