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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 29, 2017

yarrow garden flower

May 29 to June 4, 2017: We’re spending this week recovering from rain; the weeds loved it. We’re also finishing up mulching in both kitchen gardens and in ornamental gardens.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 22, 2017

flower penstemon pink

May 22 to 28, 2017—In between rain storms, we’re planting out tender annuals and vegetables, tending the herb garden, and dividing perennials.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 15, 2017

canna container garden organs

May 15 to 21, 2017—With the frost-free date behind us, we’re planting summer vegetables, filling summer container gardens, and trying to stay ahead of the weeds.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 8, 2017

garden iris blue

May 8 to 14, 2017 The frost-free date is this week, so it’s officially safe to plant your tender vegetables and annuals. But if you don’t get them in today, wait until after ground dries from the next round of showers.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of May 1, 2017

Shrub spring leaves foliage

May 1 to 7, 2017 Soggy, soggy soil means we won’t be digging until the ground dries out. But all the rain does make weeding easier!

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In the Organic Garden: Week of April 24, 2017

allium garden organic gardening

April 24 to 30, 2017 Our visit to the Missouri Botanical Garden earlier this week was inspiring. This week we’re tending the vegetable garden, weeding, and heading to the Indy Urban Acres Plant Sale this weekend!

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In the Organic Garden: Week of April 17, 2017

tulip spring garden

April 17 to 23, 2017 As the tulips make their last big push, we’re sowing spring crops, composting gardens, and starting to plant shrubs and perennials.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of April 10, 2017

pansies tulips spring flowers

April 10 to 16, 2017: Warmer temperatures and plentiful rain make it a great week to get spring vegetables in the ground. We’re also spreading compost and deadheading daffodils this week.

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In the Organic Garden: Week of April 3, 2017

viburnum bud bloom

April 3 to 9, 2017: We’re watching the thermometer this week, hoping to avoid frosty nights that nip our fruit tree blooms. But the soil is plenty warm to plant spring vegetables!

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In the Organic Garden: Week of March 27, 2017

Primrose spring flower pot

March 27 to April 2, 2017 With warmer weather apparently here to stay (we hope), we’re spending this week planting our spring crops, continuing spring garden cleanups, and pruning summer-blooming shrubs. 

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