Monthly Archives: February 2010

Heirloom seeds?

My brother was just here.  He told me to go to a nursery and get Heirloom seeds.  Not hybrid. Don’t know why.  That’s ok.  I’ll trust him.           Opinions?

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too late to plant Peas???

Mimi told me this today: “Farmer at Farmer’s Market here today verified that it is getting late to plant peas. You’re zone 7. He says as soon as possible!” So, what do I do???   We’ve had so much snow … Continue reading

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What a great blog!

I’ll be using this Bumblebee blog a lot.  So cute and tons of information! Thanks, Mimi!

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Hardiness Zones

What are Hardiness Zones? I keep running into this term when I’m researching plants.  I found Arborday.org and was able to look up my hardiness zone. Finally, I found out I’m a 7! “The Plant Hardiness Zones divide the United … Continue reading

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Frost Dates

Ok, so I need to know about frost dates so I don’t plant things too soon. We often get frost until mid April.  Why do I know this if I’ve never done a garden?  Because of Furniture Market.  It happens … Continue reading

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Where in the Yard to Plant?

Today was an absolutely perfect day to be out in the yard, 62* and sunny. Boy, does that bring on spring fever! So, I went walking around looking for the perfect spot for my garden. Where I want to plant … Continue reading

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So much to order, so little time!

Oh, my gosh. Jay Pridgen sent me this great site, Direct Gardening, as a source for reading and learning about lighting conditions for plants: “It’s a great resource for getting ideas.. I’ve ordered some plants but a few died &  … Continue reading

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