Author Archives: Garden Grower

About Garden Grower

A wife and mother of 5 who enjoys getting her hands dirty in the garden.

A Year Gone By

Well, as with so many things in my life, good intentions don’t always come to fruition.  Life took a drastic turn for us last year with an addition of a family member for a month or so, then the garden … Continue reading

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Oh What a Beautiful Day…

A glimpse of spring today.  Maybe it will be here soon!  I ventured out this afternoon to take advantage of warm temps.  I was actually rather warm in my sweatshirt!  I sorted some stuff on my back porch that I … Continue reading

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And we have light–for real this time!

Yes, I finally have my grow light working.  Picked up two lights bulbs yesterday at Lowes, put them in and wahlah – they work! As you can see I put my herbs under it already and I think they are … Continue reading

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Here a seed, there a seed, everywhere a seed, seed…

I’m trying to firm up my seed order so I can get it placed, but it’s so overwhelming sometimes when you don’t really know much about the different varieties.  I already have quite a few seeds left over from last … Continue reading

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And the wormz have it…

I must confess, I have avoided writing about my worms since I got them because I was concerned I had done something wrong…  A little over a week ago I picked up some worms at Walmart.  I didn’t know if … Continue reading

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Some serious problems here

A link came through today for the following article: The Santa Barbara Syndrome: Evidence of a Broken Food System.  If you haven’t seen it yet I encourage to read it (it’s short). How sad is it that food grown in … Continue reading

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Tag–You’re It!

I had a few minutes here and decided to do a quick project – making tags for my plants this year.  I mentioned a link to this project a few weeks ago I think.  Very simple and I now have … Continue reading

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