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It’s that time of year again…or, if you have never tried growing garlic, it’s time to start. Garlic is RIDICULOUSLY easy to grow, and it overwinters, so it doesn’t really take up too much time or precious space in your garden boxes. Growing garlic is very Edible Garden, Fruit Garden, Garden Plants, Indoor Garden, Potted Plants, Outdoor Gardens, Diy Gardening, Organic Gardening, Balcony Gardening

Planting Garlic in the Fall for a Summer Harvest - One Hundred Dollars a Month

It’s that time of year again…or, if you have never tried growing garlic, it’s time to start. Garlic is RIDICULOUSLY easy to grow, and it overwinters, so it doesn’t really take up too much time or precious space in your garden boxes. Growing garlic is very simple and straightforward. For starters you want to try […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Garlic and More - One Hundred Dollars a Month

Garlic is one of the easiest crops to plant…ever. You basically just dig a hole, plop in a clove, and cover it with dirt. It sits there in winter and then, without any further effort, in the spring, it pokes its green little shoots through. Easy peasy winter gardening. If “dig hole, drop clove, cover” […]

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Stop the Car! SERIOUSLY... - One Hundred Dollars a Month

On Monday the HH and I headed out on a little mini adventure to the Cushing / St. George area of Maine and well, as usual we got distracted and found something rather unexpected along the way. Mavis: Stop the car! Seriously, pull over. HH: What?! Why? Mavis: There was a sign for GNOMES FOR […]

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10 Fun Facts About Green Beans! - One Hundred Dollars a Month

I like produce. I like to grow it. I like to eat it. I like to create recipes with it. I’m also kind of a nerd and like to get to know my produce. I like learning new or fun tidbits of info about the produce I’m growing/eating/baking. If you’re a weirdo like me then […]

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Harvesting Beans for Winter Storage - One Hundred Dollars a Month

Last summer I decided to dry a few of my Kentucky Pole Bean vines. I did this mainly so I didn’t have to shell out any money this spring for bean seeds {I’m thrifty like that}. If you have never done this before you’d be AMAZED out how many seeds you can get from just […]

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83 Plants You Can Create Fabric Dyes From - One Hundred Dollars a Month

Because of how often I use and dye wool, I’m always fascinated by how other people dye their fabric. I knew people used plants, but after doing a little research to try it on my own, I was shocked to see how many different types of plants can be used to basically get every color […]

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Wallingford Farm in Kennebunk, Maine - One Hundred Dollars a Month

Live in Southern Maine and looking for hydrangeas? Boy oh boy do I have the place for you! 🙂 Last week while I was out running errands I drove past the Wallingford Farm in Kennebunk, Maine and was so gobsmacked at their display of hydrangeas out front, I had to turn the car around and […]

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Succession Planting - Why It's Awesome and How to Do It - One Hundred Dollars a Month

If I could teach you one tool and only one tool to maximize your garden’s harvest, it would be succession planting! Technically succession planting is putting in a new bed of the same vegetable at intervals throughout the growing season. Basically it’s continuous planting or staggered plantings so that you get a constant harvest of […]

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If Only The Pilgrims Would Have Had Log Splitters - One Hundred Dollars a Month

“The nation needs to return to the colonial way of life, when a wife was judged by the amount of wood she could split.” W.C. Fields⠀ I came across that quote the other day and I couldn’t stop laughing for like an hour. Because you know, out here in the woods trying to grow your […]

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About 2 weeks after we moved to New England in late March of last year, the snow started to melt, the ground began to thaw, and Lucy and I began going for long walks. Little did we know that while she was frolicking through the piles of leaves on the side of the road, or […]

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A Basic Guide to Growing Hydrangeas - One Hundred Dollars a Month

Hydrangeas are gorgeous! The plant itself is beautiful and the blooms are pretty cool, too. White, pink, green, purple: so many fun colors to choose from when deciding what type of hydrangea to plant. But before we get to that step {which you will notice is the hardest thing about hydrangeas.}, let’s talk about how […]

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10 Fun Facts About Raspberries! - One Hundred Dollars a Month

I like produce. I like to grow it. I like to eat it. I like to create recipes with it. I’m also kind of a nerd and like to get to know my produce. I like learning new or fun tidbits of info about the produce I’m growing/eating/baking. If you’re a weirdo like me then […]

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How to Make a Seed Bomb - One Hundred Dollars a Month

Have you ever heard of seed bombs? Basically, they are balls made out of clay, compost, and seeds. They can be tossed anywhere you have a large area you’d like to cover with flowers, etc. Apparently, seed bombs were first used in the 70’s to “bomb” large vacant lots in New York City with flowers–they […]

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Gardening in Coastal Maine - Late June Garden Pictures - One Hundred Dollars a Month

Greetings from Southern Maine! The fog rolled in early this morning and I have a feeling it’s going to be a hot and humid day. Oh well, hey, it’s great for the garden right? 🙂 The bunting is up and things are beginning to look a little festive at our little house in town. It […]

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How to Get Rid of White Powdery Mildew on Squash Leaves - One Hundred Dollars a Month

I’ve received a bunch of questions recently from people wanting to know how to get rid of that awful powdery mildew on their squash leaves lately, so I thought I would go ahead and repost this cool trick reader Veronica sent in. *********************** After I told you all about the powdery mildew on my pumpkin […]

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Dig for Your Dinner - Growing Brussels Sprouts from Seed - One Hundred Dollars a Month

Growing up, we had a neighbor who called Brussels Sprouts Martian heads. As a kid, I loved and hated that description–it was fun and disgusting. Now, though, the thought of growing Martian heads makes me smile. The key, in my humble opinion, is to know how to prepare Brussels Sprouts AFTER you’ve grown them, otherwise, […]