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Hexagarden July Update

The Hexagarden is enjoying the wet summer in North Florida.  The sweet corn and sunflowers are growing tall while the herbs and vines grow below. The Hexagarden is six raised beds arranged in a circle. I can work from the … Continue reading

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Dog Vomit Fungus

Sometimes I find some surprising things growing in the 40 acre woods.  I found this bright yellow stuff growing around a onion in my raised bed garden. This is the Dog Vomit Fungus (Fuligo septica) a species of plasmodial slime mold. … Continue reading

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Fighting the Rabbits

Rabbits have been eating everything they can find at the 40 acre woods.  Greens, peppers, carrots, landscape plants and even the roses have been eaten by these pest.  Their late night attacks seem to have escaped our sleeping watchdog June. … Continue reading

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Raised Bed Update

A few months ago I built a raised garden bed and wrote a post on how it was constructed.  I wanted to update you on the progress of this project.  I did not expect to get any yield from this … Continue reading

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Building a Raised Garden Bed

Feeding your family with fresh vegetables grown at home is a satisfying way to stay healthy and save money.  Designing your bed with the right materials will give you years of vigorous vegetable growth without additional inputs.  I was able … Continue reading

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