Category Archives: Gardening

Winter 2011

Winter has arrived gently this year, although the wind is as vicious as ever.  Our greenhouses are almost completely shut down, all old plants that survived most of the fall and early winter taken out, and soil amended and resting.  … Continue reading

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Cold Frame Crop Survival

Just a reminder that if you’re going to keep those cool weather crops thriving – it’s time to make certain that your secondary plastic covers are in place, ready to protect your precious crops from the brutal weather conditions that … Continue reading

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Winter Veggies

This video shows the first winter the greenhouse was in production.

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Plan ahead for Spring!

There’s nothing quite so splendid as a warm fire, a cup of cocoa, and knowing that you don’t need to go outside until well after spring. However, if you want color in your yard come next year, you will need … Continue reading

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Winterize Your Garden-3

There’s no time like Fall for taking an inventory of your tools, and their condition. This truly is the best time to get rid of every over-worked, worn out, or perhaps even broken tool you have. Make sure all dirt, … Continue reading

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Winterize Your Garden-2

8 Tips for Pretty Perennials Make sure any diseased, dead, or dying plants are removed prior to your winterizing project. Do not fertilize your perennials after mid-summer.  You want them to slow down their new growth and give them time … Continue reading

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Winterize your garden-1

With the signs of autumn all around us, it is time to winterize our gardens.  The first step I’ve taken is to clean up my garden.  There are leaves to rake up, dead plants to compost, and tools to repair. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Diana’s Garden!

Yep, everyone has to start somewhere, and this is the beginning for me.  I’ve studied plants, square foot gardening, raised beds, and greenhouses for several years.  Some of the questions my children ask made me realize that a blog would … Continue reading

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