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Tomatoes I’m trying this season

Time to start tomato seeds in Oklahoma. I want to set my plants out toward the end of April. A bit early perhaps, but if I must, I’ll use row covers for a week or two, or coffee cans to hold in heat while foiling cutworms. I’m trying to...

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Dear Friends and Gardeners, June 21, 2010

Dear Carol, Mary Ann and all those who walk in the garden way, This time of year, the sun is all smiles for the garden. In spite of the twelve inch in twenty-four hours rain, I discovered my plants were still thirsty a few days after especially in the...

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Dear Friends and Gardeners, June 7, 2010

Dear Carol, Mary Ann, and all of our other friends, Hi everyone! Sorry I was gone so long. I couldn’t tell you where I was because I left the older kids at home alone. I know, can you believe it? Diva is almost eighteen and ASW is fifteen and...

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Best and easiest vegetables to grow in Oklahoma

On my stats page, I’ve noticed I’m getting a lot of searches for which vegetables grow best in Oklahoma.  First let me say, growing anything in Oklahoma is a dare.  You never know if spring will suddenly end, and 108F weather will linger for days; or, whether a hail...

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Dear Friends and Gardeners, April 19, 2010

Carol from May Dreams Gardens (Zone 5), Mary Ann from Gardens of the Wild, Wild West (Zone 6) and I decided, last year, to exchange letters from our vegetable gardens.  We had so much fun we continued the tradition this year and hope to give everyone  an idea of...

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Dear Friends and Gardeners, April 12, 2010

Dear Carol, Mary Ann and all other gardening friends, I hope you had a good weather week. Other than the hail on April 6th, and the one cold, but not freezing night, I think we are “go” for spring. A couple of the tomatoes I planted too early have...

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