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Today in My Side Yard Garden 08.19.17 to 08.25.17

The garden gleanings of this morning in my side yard garden had a Mediterranean feel to them; a few Tena figs, eggplants, peppers, and okra. Rain continues to accumulate, and the ground remains saturated and soggy. No new planting has been done, it’s hard to get excited, and motivated to be out there. Soon… soon. … Continue reading

Today in My Side Yard Garden 08.07.17 to 08.19.17

After seven months, October through May, of near drought conditions in my side yard garden, the peak summer months, June, July, and August, can only be characterized as near monsoon. According to, “The National Weather Service confirmed the record with the UF Weather Center at 6:51 pm, stating that 0.71″ had been observed at … Continue reading

Today in My Side Yard Garden 07.31.17 to 08.07.17

Weedy, wet, and wild, are the only words that adequately describe my side yard garden in the opening week of August. I’m harvesting some okra and eggplant that I planted in my hydroponic system, it’s an experiment that’s going well. At first I thought the okra plants would be too tall. They are, kinda, but … Continue reading

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