How Time Passes In My Garden

The passage of time is an amazing thing, especially so when applied to the garden. To me the passage of time in the garden involves three different dynamics: time over long periods, through the seasons, and how you spend time in the garden. The first dynamic is not as easy to see as the…

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Send Me Your Shed!

OK, not really, I know the postage would be expensive! Still I want to see your shed or greenhouse photos. I'm looking for ideas and inspiration to build one of my own eventually and would love to have some sheds to share here on The Home Garden. If you would like to contribute a…

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Growing The Fall Vegetable Garden

As I mentioned in a previous post about fall vegetable gardening we're in the window of opportunity for getting those fall veggies going. All those cool season vegetables you planted for spring are eligible for a second go round in the garden. In our garden the radishes are rising, the sugar snap peas are…

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Alas It’s Dead, My ‘Husker’s Red’

Every gardener experiences loss. In fact some gardeners experience more loss than others but eventually no matter what kind of gardener you are (experienced or not) you will lose a plant. Sometimes the plant fades away and you don't even notice it disappeared until later when you think "Didn't I have a [insert whatever…

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A Beautiful August Weekend!

What a beautiful fall preview weekend we were granted this weekend! This fall has been very unusual with moderate to cool temperatures here in Tennessee. I hope you we're able to enjoy the weekend outdoors, I know I did! Here's a couple pictures I took of the nice weather.   The wild goldenrod on our…

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