Grow Your Own Roundup

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This roundup is a bit late, I know. I took an unexpected hiatus for a couple weeks, the longest I’ve taken since Monkey Boy was born five years ago. I worked on some other projects (more news on those later) plus a couple of planned trips to visit family out of state. And this year… 

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Grow Your Own #42 Roundup

Welcome to another Grow Your Own roundup! I don’t know how the weather is in your area, but in Northern Virginia it’s been brutally hot. We had two straight weeks of temperatures in the 90s at the end of June and after a two day respite it continued into July. We’ve had to water every… 

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Grow Your Own #37 Round-up

Based on the emails I’ve received lately, my announcement of the Grow Your Own winter hiatus seems to have sparked concern, and I want to thank everyone for thinking of us. We are all well, no health problems, home life is just a little overwhelming right now. Caring for three little boys, two of whom… 

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Grow Your Own Roundup #31

It’s time for another Grow Your Own Roundup! Thanks to everyone who participated this time and shared what you cooked with the foods you have grown, hunted, or foraged. We had seven posts from Italy, Australia, Malaysia, and the United States, and we cooked with our homegrown tomatoes, peppers, curry leaf, lettuce, tatsoi, chives, raspberries,… 

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Grow Your Own Roundup #26

Winter is officially over north of the Equator, though many of us haven’t seen any warm temperatures yet and are in the middle of what we fondly call “mud season,” that time of year when snows are melting and the ground is soaked and muddy. For those of us growing spring vegetables, the gardening can’t… 

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Grow Your Own Roundup #25

As we turn the corner and start marching into spring, my thoughts have turned to planting. We’re starting seeds and making plans to get our raised beds finished and start planting peas and spring lettuces. I’m excited about all the new produce we’re planting this year and can’t wait to share it with you. Thanks… 

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Grow Your Own Roundup #24

This was our month of garden planning. We have grown some herbs and scallions indoors and and kept a few things going under our new cold frames this winter. We’ve laid out the plans for our new raised beds that we’ll set up in March, and we purchased most of our seeds and supplies for… 

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Grow Your Own Round-up #23

Some of us have multiple feet of snow in our yards, some of us have cool or cold temperatures, and some of us have beautiful early summer weather. No matter the weather, many of us are still growing our own herbs and vegetables or gathering, hunting, and foraging. Thanks to everyone who participated this round,… 

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