Category Archives: green house

Something New Under the Sun

It starts to become challenging to find something new to say about spring at Johnny’s Garden, the forsythia is beautiful, I try to fill my nose with the smell of lilacs with every breath while it lasts, the tulips are … Continue reading

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After the Long Winter

So, lets just say this is a seasonal blog.   I’ll admit that I’m not interested in doing much of anything in the winter and then I can quit feeling guilty and procrastinating and just get on with whats happening … Continue reading

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Getting a Handle on This Life

This weekend I said to Don “it feels like we’re finally getting a handle on this farming thing, its starting to work for us”.  And it is.  Suddenly the work we’ve done over the past three years seems to be … Continue reading

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First News from the Garden

We are ways yet from having the garden completely planted and have a number of crops still to plant, but it’s early yet.  We are really pleased with the new raised beds, they’ve allowed us to plant much more in … Continue reading

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Raised Beds

Life at Johnny’s Garden has certainly been a living learning growing experience.  We learn something new all the time which requires an adjustment to the way we think and how we do things.   Who would have known for instance … Continue reading

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Bounce!

This morning as I left for work I noticed the first of the daffodil blooms have broken free.  The tulips and iris’ are up also and the lilac and forsythia are close to bursting.  The garden is tilled and waiting … Continue reading

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One Step Closer

We cut down a really large, very dead poplar tree in the back this weekend that had to come down before we could proceed with putting up the fencing for the barnyard.  This brings us one step closer to bringing … Continue reading

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