Monthly Archives: July 2014

I found holes and scratch marks in one of our square foot gardens this morning. Three ‘Quadrato D’Asti Giallo’ heirloom peppers and a plant lay on top of the soil—the pepper plant’s tender white roots dried into toothpicks for Barbies. … Continue reading

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The armadillo is back. He’s been tearing up the garden and uprooting plants for three weeks in his quest for food. I’m convinced the nearly blind, armor-coated mammal is responsible for the large hole under the deck. I wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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This year’s mid-season contenders for a one-word description of my garden are weedy, wild and wayward. The winning word must describe the condition of my garden for the year and any garden situations that develop and are possibly ignored between … Continue reading

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