Growing in the Fall Vegetable Garden

Fall vegetable gardening can certainly be interesting in Tennessee!  You never quite know how the weather is going to shape up.  Is it going to frost early?  Late?  Will the temperatures be normal or extra warm like we'll be having this week?  You just never know.  For gardening weather this October we've had a…

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Pak Choi and Other Fall Greens

A few weeks ago I planted our fall greens from seed in the vegetable garden.  I planted a mix of kale, chard, lettuce, spinach, pak choi, and Brussels sprouts.  The seedlings are all located in one of my long 10'x3' beds made from scrape lumber. They were orginally meant to be 10'x2' like in…

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The Surprise Vegetable Garden

You've seen it before I'm sure.  A surprise plant or two coming up where you would least expect it.  A bird may have moved the seed around, or maybe it was caught can carried along on the wind. But have you ever had a whole garden just appear ready to go?  I have!  Now…

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August 2011 GROW Project Update

Marigold 'Yellow Splash' It's the second day of August which means it's time to see how the GROW project seeds have fared since our July Update!  'Yellow Splash' Marigolds As you can see in the picture to the right we're starting to get a few flowers on the 'Yellow Splash' marigolds in the vegetable…

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Into the Lettuce

Lately around our house we've really been getting into the lettuce from the vegetable garden - in fact quite literally! This red Romaine lettuce called Rouge d'Hiver is a very tasty selection we made from Baker's Creek. The red coloring is fading as the temperatures are beginning to warm. It won't be long before…

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