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Frugal Gardening 2012: Sprouts Edition

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I was busy preparing for garden season 2012. I had planted seeds in starting pots and was eagerly waiting for them to get bigger. Over the last few weeks they sure have grown! … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 2012: Sprouts Edition

Last week I talked about seed starting in 2012, and this week I am happy to report that we have sprouts! Not ready to call them full fledged seedlings yet, but I always get overly ecstatic about the first green … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 101: Onions

It has been a while since my last frugal garden update. I don’t want you to think that we have forgotten about the garden– it is still there going strong.  There is still a huge bowl of tomatoes on my … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 101: Vegetable Stock from Garden Scraps

A few weeks ago we discussed what to do when your frugal garden produces too much bounty.  This week, we are talking about what to do when your frugal garden produces too little bounty.  I think everyone has had this … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 101: The Week of Green Beans

So… funny story… At the beginning of the growing season we planted green bean seeds, and then went to great lengths to create a simple trellis for them to climb on once they sprouted.  Well a few weeks later, we … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 101: 5 Things to do with Extra Food

Along with gardening, one of the things that has really captured my interest lately has been preserving food for later. In summer, there are so many great vegetable and fruits available fresh and locally for cheap there has to be … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening 101: Giant Vegetables!

This is the giant vegetables episode of the Frugal Gardening update.  I should probably start by explaining that, for the last week or so, Mr. SillySimple and I have been on vacation out of state.  It was a fabulous vacation!  … Continue reading

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Simple Frugal Garden Update: Getting Bigger!

As I prepared this blog post I looked back at my previous garden updates.  Things have really changed from those early posts about seed starters, to progress reports from May and early June.  The progress is startling.  We have started … Continue reading

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Simple Frugal Garden Update: Progress Edition

A month or so ago when I first started blogging about my garden, I really never thought I would get to this point.  This week we have had two meals incorporating produce from the garden.  It was both delicious, and … Continue reading

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Simple Frugal Garden Update: Sprout Edition

We here in the Silly Simple household have recently become addicted to a new wildly fun game called “is it a weed, or not”.  We play this game a few times a week when we head out to our garden … Continue reading

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