Category Archives: April

2013 Garden Week 8: This Beat is Hydro-Ponic

This past week the seedlings have grown a little more, both inside and outside. We had some freezing nights so we threw a sheet over the ones outside. They seem to have survived. Speaking of survival, it looks as if … Continue reading

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2013 Garden Week 7: Growing

The outdoor seeds we planted and bulbs are happily growing with the warm and rainy weather we’ve had. It seems like April Showers will bring May flowers/salads 🙂 Here’s a little photo tour Even the nectarine tree is flowering. You … Continue reading

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2013 Garden Week #6: Seedlings and Sunshine

This past week the weather has warmed up to almost 80 degrees! Though that would be perfect for my tomatoes, peppers and other seedlings…I’m not ready to move the plant outside just yet. 🙂 The one zucchini and  one cucumber … Continue reading

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2013 Garden Week #5: Planting!

It’s the beginning of April and unlike the Spring-s of garden past, this one is a cold one! We had snow just before Easter and freezing temps at night. Needless to say I’ve been holding off putting my veggies in … Continue reading

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Week 6: Thinning my Spring Vegetables

The Spring vegetable garden has been growing nicely and I am now monitoring the vegetables for when they’re ready to be thinned. Thinning requires one to look and see if any seedlings are crowding each other and pulling out some … Continue reading

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Week 5: Good Weather, Bad Weather

Anyone who lives in Central Pennsylvania will tell you, the weather has been all over the place! We’ve experienced high temps in the mid 80s and snow warnings all within the last week. This makes it hard for any gardener … Continue reading

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Week 4: Transplanting Herbs

The weather in Central PA has been gorgeous…sunny with mild and warm temperatures. So with that in mind, I felt it was time to transplant my herbs (Basil, Cilantro & Parsley) into pots to be kept outside. In the event we … Continue reading

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