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March 14, 2013

Hello all. It’s warming up outside and time to go clean off those shovels and find your clippers. As a way to kick off this new year of gardening I’m offering (for 3 days) all my gardening books for free. Yep, that’s right… for free. Click on over to AMAZON and download your copies today, […]

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Greendsideupblog #11 on the Top 100 garden blogs.

February 2, 2012

Yeah for Me! A BIG thank you to all my readers who visit frequently and helped me earn this honor. Another BIG thanks to Nicole Adams from Construction Management .org and the people over at U Gotta Go Green for selecting for their annual Best of the Green blog list. “Green side up Blog […]

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The Pathway

November 19, 2011

For the first time this year the confetti of fallen leaves crackled underfoot as I walked down the path to the garden, their excited crunch announcing the arrival of fall. The breast high weeds that had encroached into the pathway have begun to retreat. Spring brought their colors and smiles, summer brought their thorns and […]

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A few more photos- A Meadow in France

October 9, 2011

For some reason my wife and I decided it would be a good idea to take a hike with my seven year-olds class and their teacher. What we expected to be a few hour “rondonee” turned out to be an entire day. My feet were sore but it was well worth it. The kids were […]

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Moss photos to enjoy

October 5, 2011

Like I said earlier this week. I have a bunch of photos to share. These are some moss pics I have taken over the past year. My kids will verify this but I have this thing for moss. Whenever we are on a hike or just out and about the little patches of green grab […]

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Just some photos

October 2, 2011

I’ve been a little busier than usual lately and haven’t had a chance to post much. That should change as fall and winter approach.  I recently needed to clear some space on my camera and when I was moving them to a storage drive I was reminded of some of the beautiful scenery I had […]

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Rotten Tomatoes and Yellow Leaves.

July 10, 2011

So why do my tomato leaves turn yellow and why are my tomatoes rotting before they are ripe? Vegetable season is in high gear and fruit is beginning to ripen. This is the time when I start to get all the questions.  Why do my zucchini drop off? Why won’t my melon set fruit?  What […]

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What are the black spots on my tomatoes?

May 27, 2011

Tomatoes are fairly easy to grow but there a few common problems for new gardeners to deal with and one of them is tiny black spots that develop on the tomato fruit and eventually merge to form larger spots. Here is a photo of what I am talking about. IF YOU HAVE LARGE ROTTEN SPOTS  […]

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Thinking of Planting Garlic This Spring?

April 1, 2011

I’ve been preparing to plant my spring garden and am planning to include some garlic again this year.  It seems like we use garlic in just about every meal so why not grow it? I must confess my last attempt didn’t go so well. I think I was sold some of very old bulbs for […]

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Do You Need to Know How to Fertilize your Grass?

March 22, 2011

Do you want a green lawn? Excerpt from my ebook Growing Great Lawns One of the most important factors in growing a great looking lawn is how much and how often to feed it.  The fertilizer companies have every one convinced that it takes a rocket scientist to figure this out.  I’m here to tell […]

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