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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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Ladybug Desire

July 17th, 2014 2 Comments

Aphids Made Me Do It Last year, the okra in my garden was covered with aphids. I wanted to use natural pest control, and ladybugs were the answer. I ordered live ladybugs from an online vendor. I released my mail order ladybugs into the garden and the aphids were controlled in three days and for the […]

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