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This Is What Your Urban Garden Can Grow in One Year

Think you have too little space in your city backyard to garden?  I’m here to tell you that as long as you have decent light, you don’t. This year I planted a small garden in my backyard in a designated garden area, amongst my flowers wherever there was space, in

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Fresh Summer Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

August is a busy month for the home gardener.  The last of the beans and peas need picking.  Raspberries seem to ripen before your eyes.  Canning is in full swing.  Scorching hot days mean constant watering.  Who has time to make lunch?

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Fresh Citrus Salad: Two Delicious Ways

I’ve been posting a lot lately about cookies, cakes and cupcakes, so let’s take a break from all the sweets!  The school I teach at has a citrus fruit fundraiser every year, which means that I end up with a box of grapefruit and oranges that I’m not 100% sure

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Backyard Makeover

The housing market in our old city is terrible, to say the least.  We don’t have a lot of showings, but so far the consensus seems to be that the house is great but the yard is too small.  I can’t make the yard bigger, but I can make it

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Planting my Garden: Year One

In my last post I talked about our not-so-great outdoor space at the house.  The garden space left much to be admired, so I made a plan B and am gardening at my mother-in-law’s acreage.  There is a ton of space, so I’m lucky enough to be able to plant the

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