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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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Simple Frugal Garden Update: 1 week post planting

The garden has been planted for about a week now, we found this really great fertilizer and are having some fabulous results!     Ok, ok, that was a really good angle, the garden really looks more like this:   … Continue reading

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Simple Frugal Garden Update: The Community Garden

We here in the Silly Simple family are participating in a community garden for the first time this year.  So far we LOVE it.  It is pretty much just like what I imagined a local gardening club would be like, … Continue reading

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Simple Frugal Garden Update: Preparing the Soil

  So last month we discussed frugal ways to start seeds indoors.  We made a couple of different kinds of planters using ice cube trays, egg cartons, and newspaper… and then a few weeks ago those seed starters really started … Continue reading

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Frugal gardening update!

Here are the results of a photo session I had with my roma tomato seedlings this week.  You may remember these little guys back from when they were seeds.  When we did the photo session, the little seedlings were just … Continue reading

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Things we love from around the web

As I was preparing this list of favorites today, I realized that the internet is an awesome tool for reducing clutter and maintaining simplicity in real life.  I can read and study whatever interests me (hello wikipedia) without creating clutter … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening: Seed Starting Part III

I have been thinking a lot about seed starting over the last few weeks… first it was the ice cube tray seed starters, then the egg cartons pulled out of the recycling bin, then I stumbled on this instructional video … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening: Seed Starting Part II

I could have renamed this post “Seed Starting from the recycling bin” I had so much fun with the ice cube tray seed starters that I started to wonder what else I had hanging around the house that I could … Continue reading

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Frugal Gardening: Seed Starting Part I

Over here in SillySimple land we are all about the gardening.  It is especially delightful to begin to plan the garden in the late winter/early spring when everything is still ick outside.  Even before the snow has finished melting we … Continue reading

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