July 26, 2009

July Garden Photos: Transitioning to the Fall Garden

The nearly forty days of over 100° F (38° C) heat we’ve had this summer and the extended drought in Central Texas has taken an early toll on the vegetable garden.

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July 2, 2009

Playing with your Food

The other tomatoes made fun of him because of his big nose.

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June 23, 2009

Gardening Tip: Storing Seeds

Fluctuating temperatures and humidity shorten a seed’s potential shelf-life. Keep seeds in a cool, dry place to ensure they remain viable for as long as possible.

Seedling

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June 5, 2009

June Garden Photos

There has been a lot of growth in the garden over the past month. We’ve harvested a few pounds of early cherry tomatoes, a few pounds of bush beans, about ten cucumbers, and four jalapeno peppers.

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May 28, 2009

Dueling Vegetable Beds: Experimenting with Ollas

The area of Central Texas where I live is under severe drought restrictions. To help lower our water usage, I’ve started experimenting in the garden with ollas.
Ollas

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