Tag Archives: winter garden

Garden Metamorphosis

I’m an old farm kid, having spent my years 4 to 10 on a chicken farm in New Jersey.  And although we certainly weren’t self-sufficient, I do know I got a good dose of good old American agrilife.  We had … Continue reading

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Now Is the Winter of Our Garden Discontent

In years past, with the return of the Oregon winter rains, we’d have been ready to declare another end of the gardening year.  But I actually worked hard this year on expanding the “winter” garden, and in getting the garden … Continue reading

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A New Garden Secret

One of the fun parts of returning home after an absence of two months is in checking out how the various trees, shrubs, and garden have “weathered” the elements of a Northwest winter.  For me, the major item is always … Continue reading

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But I Really Liked Summer!

Our seasons here in Oregon are in the process of changing, and even more than I, the plants in my garden can sense that change. But I’m teaching myself a few new garden skills that I hope will short-circuit this … Continue reading

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