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July 1, 2009
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Suzanne McMinn
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Got a favorite gardening site you want to share?  Post it here.

Clover made me do it.

September 12, 2009
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Runningtrails - Sheryl
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I like to read garden blogs. Does anyone have one? Please post a link. I'd love to read them!

I have one here: http://www.providence-acares.blogspot.com

Its a lot of fun, when I have the time for it.

Sheryl - sherylgallant.blogspot.com - providence-acres.blogspot.com

"Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody."  - 1 Thes. 4:11

November 11, 2009
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Steve
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My blog deals more with landscaping but I feature design issues real prominently and I also have information about such things as the Portland, Oregon Chinese Garden (which I helped build as the main American on it), and other famous Gardens I have visited and bloggged about.If you like Rhododendrons, check out the “Category” list to the right of my home page and go to Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden. I think I have about 5 posts realtive to that gorgeous spot.

I vacillate in the blog – between showing completed works of gardens, most of which  I have installed, and instructing people on what is involved from a very practical standpoint in doing such things as making walls or laying down large paver patios, to designing and constructing container gardens. I speak a lot about irrigation and a category food gardeners might be smart to pay more attention to – “Drip Irrigation.” Imagine leaving town for a week and knowing your garden was getting wet, lol. They (drip systems) do hanging basklets as well and it is surprisngly cheap and easy to install.

No dung! Yes  Here it is, anyway: Steve Snedeker's Gardenig and Landscaping Blog

Here's a little herb garden we did:

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"I don't know if dogs go to Heaven or not. I just know, when I die, I want to go where they go." Will Rogers

November 11, 2009
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That's beautiful, Steve!  I'm always hoping one of these years I will get to create a permanent herb garden.  I think they are so cool.  I want one bad!

Clover made me do it.

November 11, 2009
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Steve
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Suzanne, I work for beer! Kiss

Maybe I should just shut up, lol.Shimmy

"I don't know if dogs go to Heaven or not. I just know, when I die, I want to go where they go." Will Rogers

November 11, 2009
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That's exactly what the donkey hoof trimmer guy said!  (And he meant it, LOL.)

I have beer.  C'mon!

Clover made me do it.

November 11, 2009
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LOL, I'll have to consult my busy schedule. Hungry

I have done dumber things. I am in Louisville, for the record, so a trip is not out of the question. Early Spring would be the time. You free? That way you can save up.

"I don't know if dogs go to Heaven or not. I just know, when I die, I want to go where they go." Will Rogers

November 12, 2009
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He must be talkin' LOTS of beer!

But it would be awesome to have an herb garden like that..........<sigh>

“Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won’t have time to make them all yourself.”  ― Alfred Sheinwold

November 18, 2009
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Runningtrails - Sheryl
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That is beautiful, Steve! I'd love an herb garden like that too! I will go have a read at your site. Looks interesting and now I know who to ask about those things too!

Sheryl - sherylgallant.blogspot.com - providence-acres.blogspot.com

"Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody."  - 1 Thes. 4:11

December 11, 2009
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I found a very informative article at Mother Earth News.  She took 100 sq ft of her lawn (20'x5' that no longer needs to be mowed) and grew $700 worth of food!!!!  She kept meticulous records to prove this to herself.  Her Website has pictures of the Edible Landscape trial she did and her records.  You can download the excel sheet for your own records.

I do believe there is a section of lawn that won't be here next year.  Eating is more important than a beautiful lawn, IMO, but this is beautiful and will only add to a landscape!

“Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won’t have time to make them all yourself.”  ― Alfred Sheinwold

December 11, 2009
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I've always mixed flowers and vegetables in my gardens, it's so much nicer to work in either when they're tumbled together, but there's no WAY I could pretend to keep up with Rosalind Creasy!  That sure is interesting, I've often thought too much lawn was a waste of time and effort, not to mention water and compost!!!  I wish my yard weren't so shady.

Located in N.E. Ohio

December 11, 2009
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I just read that article too, CindyP. It was amazing how much food she grew in such a small space!

I hope to attend a class in MO with "Len" this spring. He has a system for raised bed gardening that looks interesting.

http://gardeningrevolution.com/index.html

We are considering using this technique for one or two of our beds in the spring. I just love the pictures.

December 12, 2009
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Oops, here is another one I like, hope you enjoy it too.

http://awaytogarden.com/

December 12, 2009
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I like that site, johnzegirl...........she had gardening chores by the month!!!  and it happens it's around about my zone.......this is what I need help with!  I really need to start my own list as I learn, would probably help in future years!

“Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won’t have time to make them all yourself.”  ― Alfred Sheinwold

April 23, 2010
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Here's a very handy link to what/when you should be sowing indoors, outdoors, transplanting outdoors...and it's based on your area of the country.

http://www.motherearthnews.com/Organic-Gardening/What-To-Plant-Now.aspx

“Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won’t have time to make them all yourself.”  ― Alfred Sheinwold

June 22, 2011
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johnzegirl said:

Oops, here is another one I like, hope you enjoy it too.

http://awaytogarden.com/

 

I love this site. This is my first time... on potatoes that is. I so didn't think you had to have humidity for storeing spuds. So much info yet to process. Happy growing season to all, and to all a good "site"

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