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You Know You’re a Gardener

February 12th, 2009

You know you’re a gardener when the perfect evening at home consists of hours planning our your garden beds to make the most use of them for the short season. I guess I could be a bit of a geek too since I do it all on my computer (including a harvest total spreadsheet complete with graphs).
I had my list of things I want to order there by my side so I didn’t forget anything. I even had extra space so I added a few things to my seed list; how exciting.
A few new things I’ll be trying this year: chicory, birdhouse gourds, radicchio, rhubarb, peas, brussels sprouts and perhaps a few more herbs. I know I’m pretty late at getting my planning done, it seems like everyone else already has this finished. But last night was the first block of time I’ve had in a while. So I enjoyed a cup of tea, a few seeds websites & catalogs and my garden planning came together. I can’t wait for the weather to clear so I can actually get started!

How are you garden plans coming along? Are you trying anything new this year?

You Know You’re a Gardener

June 20th, 2008

You know you’re a gardener when you realize you just spent twice as much for a load of manure than you spent on groceries for yourself for the month!!!

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.