Archive for the ‘ Container Gardening ’ Category

 

Container Gardening in a Box

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While over visiting with friends recently, I discovered a creative new way to garden in small spaces for cheap: plant in milk crates using a fabric liner.  Ella was excited to show off this new technique and show me her wares (both the tutu and what was planted).  Photo below…

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Wattles for Garden Borders

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I had an edible garden installation in late June at the Sonoma Marin Fair where I decided to experiment with a new type of border called a “wattle.”  It’s a long snake-like border made of straw bundled in plastic netting, and it was featured in Sunset Magazine a few months ago as a nice option […]

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Bounty Farm Demo Garden Update

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I thought I would post a slideshow with an update of the Bounty Farm plot. Now seems like a good time, as I just harvested my first veggies from the plot – some radishes and mustard greens. There are still areas of the garden that have yet to be planted and decisions to be made […]

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350 Garden Challenge: Halt Climate Change with Gardens

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As the edible gardening craze continues, local nonprofits are taking advantage of the momentum to try to install 350 gardens in Sonoma County, California in one weekend (May 15-16). There are now 430 gardens signed up!  iGROW Sonoma is leading the effort with partnering organizations that include: Daily Acts, GoLocal, Living Mandala, School Garden Network, […]

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Late Winter Gardening

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I’m starting to look at seeds to sprout for Spring. It’s fun to see what I bought last Fall at the Seed Bank to branch out and try some new things.  This season I’m going to try some golden beets, red and white carrots, amaranth, kolrabi, lovage, and later towards the summer, some heirloom purple […]

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