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Vegetables Are Peeking Out of the Ground

November 3rd, 2013 No Comments

Veggies from Seed It has been about a month since the plastic was pulled off the garden boxes, and they were fertilized, raked level and watered. Right after, seeds were planted at various depths. Seed packets always have planting times, depths and distances on the backs of the packages. For the  lettuce, spinach and radishes, […]

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October Gardening Season

October 25th, 2013 3 Comments

Time to Plant It is October in Florida, and that means the solarization covers on the garden boxes come off and the prep work for the winter season begins. Removing Solarization Plastic Sheeting Once the plastic is removed, fertilizer is added to the soil and is raked in to a depth of four to six […]

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Fresh from the Garden Lettuce

March 21st, 2013 1 Comment

Lots of Lettuce Lettuce is a cool weather plant. It will germinate even when the temperature is  in the 40s, but it won’t sprout well when the temps hit the mid-70s. The lettuce in this box was planted about six weeks ago and is the first thing in the garden to be harvested this season. […]

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