Archive for January, 2013

  • 13 Benefits for building a raised urban garden

    January 6th, 2013 | My Garden, Random Stuff | Melanie | No Comments

    It’s hard to think that I have only been gardening a year and I still just love it. I had gardened in the past but never stuck with it longer than a season. I hated to weed and didn’t stay with taking care of it. Now, I can’t wait for the next season to plant […]

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  • A new home for red lettuce

    January 6th, 2013 | My Garden | Melanie | No Comments

    I was in Wal-mart a few days ago and I saw some red lettuce that I thought would be perfect for my lettuce bed. I usually go through the garden center and check to see what they have. Today I noticed that their shipment of grapes and blueberries were in. We are trying to sell […]

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  • Covering the garden when it is windy and cold

    January 4th, 2013 | My Garden | Melanie | 1 Comment

    I made a post in December about covering my garden with the planket. I found the best deal to buy the planket at home depot. They come in three different sizes, but the ones I bought were 10 ft x 20 ft for $19.99.  They work great but when it gets really windy, it is […]

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  • Pan-fried potatoes with fresh dill from the garden

    January 3rd, 2013 | Recipes | Melanie | 1 Comment

    I have been making this recipe for years. My family loves potatoes and years ago I made this recipe with dried dill, but since I have been growing dill in my garden, it tastes great to use fresh. I used to struggle to find a way to cook potatoes in 15 minutes. I am bad […]

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  • Pictures I missed posting in 2012

    January 1st, 2013 | My Garden | Melanie | 5 Comments

    In digging through my computer files of garden pictures, I found some that I overlooked to post. I thought I would share a hodgepodge of random pictures from 2012 that I missed. I have gotten better about blogging in the last several months, so these are from earlier in the year. Sorry for their randomness […]

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