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    Summer garden planted!

    March 29th, 2015 | My Garden | Melanie | 1 Comment

    It has been way too long! I am finally back in my garden and this past week I got it planted. My garden is my piece of heaven on Earth and oh how I have missed it. My orange tree is huge and my pomegranate is growing great too. The orange blossom smells are amazing! […]

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    Blackberry harvest and garden pics!

    June 20th, 2014 | Basil, Blackberries, My Garden, My Harvests, Okra, Oranges, Potatoes | Melanie | 3 Comments

    I have been super busy enjoying my summer! This little break from teaching school has been wonderful. I picked blackberries last week with my grandson and he loved eating them. My potatoes are growing weird – tall and falling over? Not sure about them… Okra is coming up and my tomatoes and peppers are yummy. […]

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    Summer garden pictures

    May 12th, 2014 | Basil, Blackberries, Cucumber, My Garden, Oranges, Peppers, Potatoes, Tomatoes | Melanie | 7 Comments

    It has been forever since I took pictures and posted them of my garden. I am growing potatoes, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, oranges on my orange trees, blackberries, parsley, cilantro, and basil. Of course I still have my onion patch too! I recently added black-eyed peas but dont have the pictures of them yet. I can’t […]

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    Contest Winners Announced! TEN instead of FIVE!

    March 31st, 2014 | My Garden | Melanie | 4 Comments

    Contest Winners Announced! TEN lucky WINNERS instead of FIVE!! I very much enjoyed reading all the amazing comments about why you like spring! It made me want to get out in my garden and experience all the smells and feelings spring has to offer. My spring garden is planted, but I still have room for […]

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    A raised urban garden in Florida, gotta love it!

    March 13th, 2014 | Random Stuff | Melanie | 7 Comments

    I have a facebook page found here and have been bad about checking it lately but I got on yesterday and found this picture and message from Amalie: “Hi Melanie!! It’s been a while since I posted about my tiny farm:) look how full everything is!! I have every herb possible, & tons of greens […]

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    Spring Garden Plan Giveaway! 5 lucky winners!

    March 10th, 2014 | My Garden, Random Stuff | Melanie | 177 Comments

    In celebrating the arrival of spring I am giving away five sets of my raised urban garden plans. To enter, leave a comment on this post answering the question: “What do you love most about spring?” Or, if you like, simply type “I want the plans” and you will be entered in the contest. I […]

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