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GET THOSE VEGGIES ROLLIN’ ! – PART 2

Lettuce, beets, kale, mesclun greens, snow peas, cabbage and other cool weather crops should in the ground now. The tomatoes and peppers are still in the hardening stage.  They’ll be ready in about 10 days. Here are some shots of … Continue reading

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Onions and Potatoes-Spring 2014-Part 3

  This week I put in 150 onions…75 red and 75 yellow.  What I did was make 5 rows with about 7 inches between them.  I dug out trenches about 5 inches deep and used the soil to build up … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Growing Season 2014-Part 1

Hello Gardeners!  It’s almost time to get your vegetable garden rolling for the 2014 growing season here on Long Island New York.  After the miserable winter we’ve suffered through,  it’s exciting to think of warmer days strolling the island beaches, … Continue reading

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The Tomato Blight Continues to Haunt Long Island Farmers & Gardeners

I’ve been growing tomatoes in the Greenlawn Organic Gardens for the last 10 years or so.  The first 5 years our crop was so huge that we were giving tomatoes away to everyone we knew.  We were making sauce practically … Continue reading

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