Monthly Archives: June 2011

Growth Check-In

IMG_20110625_081453, a photo by Veronica in LA on Flickr. Something I’d recommend all new gardeners do, and something I really started doing more this year (thanks in part to my trusty new smart phone!): take lots and lots of pictures … Continue reading

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The Lettuce Bed

The Lettuce Bed, a photo by Veronica in LA on Flickr. Having a full bed dedicated to greens and herbs is one of the most fantastic things I can imagine. Given the proper conditions, lettuces grow quickly, and are ideal … Continue reading

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Lettuce Planters

Lettuce Planters, a photo by Veronica in LA on Flickr. Even though I grow a lot of lettuce and herbs in the raised beds at my house, I often have to remind myself while blogging that not everyone has the … Continue reading

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Grow Baby Grow!

A Month or Two In, a photo by Veronica in LA on Flickr. Snapped this picture this morning before I left for work. The tomatoes are little monsters, and the squash, cukes, and corn are doing their best to catch … Continue reading

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A Year Already?

Both beds planted, starting to come together!, a photo by Veronica in LA on Flickr. it’s crazy to think that it’s been just about a year since I started growing at my place, but time flies when you’re having fun … Continue reading

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Why I Love Extreme Foodies

Early Summer Garden Haul, a photo by Veronica in LA on Flickr. (The photo above is a shot of basil picked from my herb garden and tomatoes from the janky bush from last year that I potted up this year … Continue reading

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Squash Trellises

Squash Ladders, a photo by Veronica in LA on Flickr. As mentioned before, these are the trellises I’m testing this year for summer squash and zucchini. Just a few simple sturdy bamboo poles sunk about 8-10″ deep, then wired together … Continue reading

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