Attack of the Killer Tomato Hornworms!

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So, I went out in my garden last week to pick some tomatoes and see if anything else was ready to harvest. I reached up to grab a tomato and saw this… AAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHH! What is that nasty-looking Very Hungry Caterpillar-like thing chowing down on my tomatoes? The thing was huge. It was the size of […]

I Hate My Neighbor Because His Garden is Prettier Than Mine

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We moved into our house almost three months ago. I was a square-foot gardener at my old house. Now I’m an in-the-ground gardener. Making the switch wasn’t easy, people. There are weeds freaking everywhere! The leaves on my tomatoes are curling and I’m guessing I’m missing some nutrient in the soil but I don’t know because I […]

Kids in the Garden…More Like Kids Fighting in the Garden

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I was planning to write a post about gardening with kids. Everyone’s writing them. They write about the joys of digging in the dirt with their kids and seeing the smiles on their faces when they bite into that first home-grown vegetable the child raised themselves. But then I thought about it and realized, I don’t really like gardening […]

Peter Rabbit Can Suck It!

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  I used to root for Peter Rabbit, but now that I have a garden of my own I’m team Mr. McGregor all the way. — Amy Flory (@FunnyIsFamily) July 10, 2014   Oh, I feel Amy’s pain because our new house is hoppin‘ with rabbits! I mentioned in my post about cleaning up my new […]