Monthly Archives: August 2011

Respect your Ellmores!

For those of you who have perused our blog, you can see that we have come across several obstacles in the development of our glorious garden. In our last blog post, Mae documented our battle (and subsequent triumph over) the … Continue reading

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A most productive day

We did so much today! Sometimes you just need to commit yourself for hours on end… the results are stunning! Sadly, our squash fell victim to powdery mildew. (Powdery mildew is a fungus of the order Erysiphales that lives on the surface … Continue reading

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The garden had come to this

The garden had come to this, had reached this pitch of green uproar in the few short weeks since May, when I’d set out seedlings in a considered pattern I no longer could discern. The neat, freshly hoed rows had … Continue reading

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Summer and Winter Squash

Anyone who has seen our garden recently has also seen a whole mess of squash. Our plants are running wild! and I’ve been feasting on the outcome. We seem to have many varieties of squash (one which was identified as … Continue reading

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