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FREE Spring Planting Planner!

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It’s that time again, folks!  When do I plant my beans?  When do I set out the tomatoes?  How come my spinach didn’t grow in July? I’m starting to hear those perennial questions and our FREE Spring Planner will work out all of the details for you.  It tells you when to plant each type […]

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Free Garden Plan: Fall/Spring Garden

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Here’s the last garden plan, for the last plantings of the season. (If you don’t know when that is for you, print out our Fall Garden Planner. Yes, it’s already time!)  This plan is still worked out according to companion planting rules, but it has more flexibility than previous plans because of the cooler weather: […]

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Free Garden Plan: Root Veggies

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The cool thing about this plan, other than the companion planting and spacing, is the use of our “tater boxes” which temporarily deepen any raised bed–allowing your to do this in a new bed next year. You will need: 1 electric drill or hammer 4 – 2×8 boards, 4ft long each 12 deck screws or […]

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Succession Planting Planner

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SUCCESSION PLANTING is the term gardeners use to refer to planting something else in place when a previous crop is all finished. To pull this off effectively, you need a few things: 1. A diagram of your garden with zones marked off and numbered/lettered/named for old boyfriends, whatever…The one above is of four of my […]

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Free Garden Plan: Squash Garden

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Gourds (squash, cucumbers, zucchini) are one of the few families that play well with other members of their own family. However, squash get the worst bugs imaginable: Squash Vine Borers and Squash Beetles. (That’s why they’re not in my Beginner Garden Plan at all.) So, placement of beneficial plants is VERY IMPORTANT. I don’t care […]

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