Gardening

Garden Journal Printables: Updated

Garden Journal Printables: Updated

Last year I created and posted a few helpful garden journal printables, including a seed starting guide and a pest and disease log. I never did finish out the series because, well – life happens. This year I decided to update the printables just a little and continue the series.

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Stray Rescue of St. Louis Farm Dog Block Party

Stray Rescue of St. Louis Farm Dog Block Party

On Saturday, Stray Rescue hosted their first annual Farm Dog Block Party. It was a beautiful day, so I decided to take Pug along for the festivities. About to enjoy some pizza from the Pi on the Spot food truck. Okay, so I didn’t share my pizza with him, but he did snack on some(…)

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Thinning Seedlings: Newspaper Seed Pots

Thinning Seedlings: Newspaper Seed Pots

I’m finally posting my first update to my Newspaper Seed Pot Seedlings. Unfortunately, it was to demonstrate my least favorite chore: thinning. It breaks my heart to have to choose only one plant to keep, and discard the others I nurtured so carefully. I realize most gardeners probably don’t get so emotionally attached to every(…)

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Seed Starting with Newspaper Seed Pots

Seed Starting with Newspaper Seed Pots

  The past couple weeks I’ve been getting my seeds started indoors, using my Seed Starting Log to keep things organized. (Although, in the interest of full disclosure, I did get a late start on a few despite my best efforts. )   Last year I did a full post on how to make newspaper(…)

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Garden Journal Printables: Pest and Disease Log

Garden Journal Printables: Pest and Disease Log

Last week I shared my first Garden Journal Printable, a Seed Starting Log for those of us who start our seeds indoors. This week, I worked on another printable for my journal that I hope won’t get very much use – a pest and disease log. I haven’t had a lot of issues in the(…)

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Garden Journal Printables: Seed Starting Log

Garden Journal Printables: Seed Starting Log

The past couple of years I have grown a small number of vegetables and herbs in containers on the back patio of our townhouse. Now that we’re in a house with a yard, I’m going to have the opportunity to have a “real” garden for the first time. I’m going from just a couple of(…)

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