Monthly Archives: June 2012

Shoutin’ Down the Rain Barrel

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by Ana Grarian

YouTube Preview Image I had to include this video of a childhood song because the critter costumes are just so creepy cute, and well, there’s a runaway pig. This song accompanied a clapping game when I was a girl, but I couldn’t find a good video of that. Ah the days when we played face to face, instead of via WiFi. Read more

Movin’ Plants & Tryin’ Agin”

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by Ana Grarian

I spent the morning moving plants and replanting potatoes. It seems I have a lot to learn about gardening on this city lot. Last year I learned that walnut trees don’t make good neighbors for tomatoes (also asparagus, cabbage, eggplant, peppers, potatoes and rhubarb). So this year I planted my tomatoes in giant pots, that fortunately I found at a Freesale. Then this spring I learned about lead toxicity in soils around old buildings in my neighborhood, so I decided to plant most things in pots. From that I learned that plants in pots require more frequent watering (or so it seems).  Read more

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