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Sweet Potatoes of the Satsuma-imo Variety

July 6th, 2015 No Comments

Planted in the Herb Box Last fall, a friend of neighbor Bill Jacqie Jackson’s gave him a sweet potato plant to put in his window. It outgrew the window in a couple of months, so he planted it on the empty end of our herb box. The vine filled the end of the box and had to […]

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Planting in October

October 4th, 2014 2 Comments

Herbs First Today we prepared the garden boxes for the 2014 fall planting season. First on the list was the herb box. It’s been almost two years since the herb box was planted.  Most of the herbs were way overgrown. They had spread out everywhere and many had become very woody. The herbs needed to be […]

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Okra Update

September 27th, 2014 No Comments

Still Blooming Back in August when the other garden box was covered to solarize it for the remainder of the summer, the okra was still coming up strong. Since we don’t plant again until October, we decided to leave the okra until it quit producing. Not only is the okra still producing, but it keeps on blooming! I know […]

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