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KATSGARDEN

Location:  Bethlehem, NH

Day Job:  Proffesional Interior Seamtress and Upholsterery

The Digs:  Backyard, Containers, Front yard

Crops:  Basil, Bell Peppers, Blackberries, Blueberries, Celery, Chile Peppers, Cucumbers, Garlic, Green beans, Jalepeno Peppers, Kale, Lavender, Lettuce, Mint, Oregano, Potatoes, Raspberries, Rosemary, Spinach, Squash, Sugar Snap Peas, Thyme, Tomatoes, leeks, onions,radishes,tarragon,4 kinds of sage,catmint,parsley,bull thistle for the bees ;-)),eggplant.

Animals:  Bees, cats to hunt the rodents and keep them from eating the greens lol

Why I'm Getting Dirty:  Gardening is awesome therapy as well as providing needed food, getting my hands dirty is what i do best!

 
 

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  • Posted by: City Girl Garden on July 29th, 2011 at 05:34 pm

    Congrats on being named Farmer of the Day! Happy Gardening!

 
  • Posted by: Chris D on July 29th, 2011 at 11:51 am

    Congratulations!I voted for you yesterday!

 
  • Posted by: brittley47 on July 29th, 2011 at 10:13 am

    Congrats!

 
  • Posted by: Shellie on July 29th, 2011 at 09:35 am

    congratulations on farmer of the day!

 
  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on July 29th, 2011 at 05:17 am

    Congrats on being farmer of the day.

    That's quite some cucumber in your picture.

    Have a great farmer of the day.

 
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  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on April 20th, 2011 at 05:27 am

    I hope your spring gardening is going well.

    Have a great day in the garden.

 
  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on February 21st, 2011 at 06:49 am

    KatsGarden, Things around the urban ranch have been a little busy the last couple weeks. For a week I helped some friends with electrical wiring for some ceiling lights. We removed three fluorescent lights and replaced them with 15 can lights. We split a circuit off an existing circuit to a circuit of its own and wired in a new circuit as well. It did turn out really well.

    The weather here has all the signs of spring but our frost free date for this area is May 15th. I don't know about the tulips and daffodils being up already. I tried to convince them it wasn't time to be waking up but they just gave me the silent treatment. We had a warm week last week which melted all the snow and started the spring thaw. It was nearly 70 degrees one day and the time spent out on the front yard patio was a welcome change from the cold snowy winter weather. This week looks to be a little cooler but still not bad for February in Nebraska.

    My daughter decided to replace my grandson's bed with a nice flat box furniture bed. For two days I tackled the task of assembling three boxes of parts into a Captain's twin bed. I had to laugh at the instructions which had five steps for the assembly and that the bed was made in Vietnam. I don't think much is manufactured in the States any more.

    Hopefully, I can get back to working on the storage area this week. Spring is indeed coming and I need to get my winter project completed before the outside projects begin.

    I hope you are enjoying the pre spring time of garden and flower anticipation. Have a great day.

 
  • Posted by: Nebraska Dave on February 4th, 2011 at 05:12 pm

    Well, the great snow storm of February seems to be over. Here in Nebraska the snow accumulation was about 8 to 12 inches with 40 mph winds driving the wind chill down to -20+. I was brutal outside and school was cancelled two days this week. I finally cleared the driveway and sidewalk only to find out the possibility of more snow on the way this weekend. When the weather men say don't worry it will only be flurries, I start to be concerned. I do love a good snow. It always makes things look so clean and fresh. It was just too cold to get out and play in the snow so grandson and I staid inside and did games and puzzles.

    I've been working on a food storage area in my basement and the progress has been slow but sure. My plan is to have the area completed by fall harvest time. If you want to read more about that project you can go to my personal blog

    http://www. olddavesgarden. blogspot.com . You have to manually remove the spaces in the link for the link to work.

    I have some major rewiring of cable TV and telephone lines that have been run willy nilly over the last 25 years that I've lived here. It just goes to show that if it's done right the first time then it won't have to be redone later.

    Well folks, it's only 44 days until spring, Phil the groundhog says it will be an early spring, and I'm ready for it to warm up.

    Have a great garden planning day.

 
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