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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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Time to Cook the Garden

August 11th, 2014 1 Comment

Prep Work In South Florida, when the spring garden quits producing and dries up in July or early August, it is time to remove all the plants and cover it for soil solarization. (Click on the link if you want to know what that means.) This is necessary to get rid of weeds, insects, grubs, nematodes […]

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