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The Veneto Gardens

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Vermicomposting

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There is a lot of data which shows that plants do well with worm compost and worm tea.   I decided to start a small vermicomposting system.   It’s a Can-O-Worms system.  I started with 2 pounds of European Nightcrawlers (Eisenia Hortensis).  I chose them because they are not just good composters but also make […]

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Garden Update Video – July 2015

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A Friend took a drone video of the garden.  Sorry, there’s no audio.

https://youtu.be/4ly_zf-1irU

 

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Garden Video Update – June 22, 2014

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the garden is growing very well.  The tomato experiments are a success so far.  Looking forward to a good summer garden season.

http://youtu.be/meQf9ERJw3A

 

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Early Pickings

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The La Ratte fingerling potatoes are one of the tastiest fingerlings around.  This is a first picking of the season.   The largest in the photo is about 5 inches. They are going to be a nice accompaniment to the roast chicken tonight.  You can’t get any fresher than that.   The potatoes started from […]

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Farm Stand in Full Swing

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I love this time of year. The garden is producing very nicely. The Tomatoes especially are superb. I am growing 37 varieties. Many of which you can find at the stand.
The garlic crop was also a good one. Now I just need to find the time to clean them up and bring more varieties out […]

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Garden Update – June 23, 2013

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Click the link below for a garden video update.

Garden update video.

 

 

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Summer Heat

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It’s been awhile since I’ve updated the blog.   It has been a busy spring.   The weather has been fantastic for the Veg.   We had a mild spring where it didn’t get too hot or cold.   The last two years there was winter almost till now but not this year.   I’m […]

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Peppers put to Bed

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The pepper plants were put out at the same weekend as the tomatoes.  Last year I had a great pepper crop, so this year, I planted even more.    I also found last year that the peppers were getting sunburned so I put up some shade cloth.   That worked GREAT!  This stopped the sunburn […]

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Get your Seeds ordered now

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Have you ordered your seeds yet?   It is getting to be the time in our region to start our spring/summer vegetable plants.   I have now received copies of all of my normal seed catalogs.   Based on the size of the catalogs this year and the new types and products it looks like the gardening industry […]

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