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I found TONS of Black Soldier Fly larvae in my compost pile. They seem to really like the coffee grounds and maybe the decomposing wet leaves.  I wish I had some chickens around to feed them to.  :)

I found TONS of Black Soldier Fly larvae in my compost pile. They seem to really like the coffee grounds and maybe the decomposing wet leaves.  I wish I had some chickens around to feed them to.  :)

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Here is our first watermelon cut open.  It was very sweet and juicy, even where it wasn’t really red.  So fun!

Here is our first watermelon cut open.  It was very sweet and juicy, even where it wasn’t really red.  So fun!

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I picked the two watermelons that were growing. They stopped getting bigger and their skins seemed tough enough to be ripe. One of them cracked a bit when it was small.

I picked the two watermelons that were growing. They stopped getting bigger and their skins seemed tough enough to be ripe. One of them cracked a bit when it was small.

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Harvesting Basil | Attainable Sustainable

Basil should be harvested regularly to prevent flowering. 

Harvesting Basil | Attainable Sustainable

Basil should be harvested regularly to prevent flowering. 

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More wildflowers from the mix that my oldest daughter planted. Not sure what these are. The can of seeds said that it contained Annual Baby’s Breath and Candytuft, but these don’t look like the pictures I’ve seen of them.
My cat is in the picture because she loves it when I’m in the garden and wants to be pet constantly. :)

More wildflowers from the mix that my oldest daughter planted. Not sure what these are. The can of seeds said that it contained Annual Baby’s Breath and Candytuft, but these don’t look like the pictures I’ve seen of them.

My cat is in the picture because she loves it when I’m in the garden and wants to be pet constantly. :)

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Here is another wildflower that came up out of the mix. It might be a Blue Flax Annual, I’m not sure. Also, very pretty.

Here is another wildflower that came up out of the mix. It might be a Blue Flax Annual, I’m not sure. Also, very pretty.

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My oldest daughter planted a wildflower mix in an area of the yard that doesn’t drain well. Here are some Dwarf Blue Cornflowers that came up. They are so striking. I love blue flowers. My only worry is that the gardeners will kill them or step on them.

My oldest daughter planted a wildflower mix in an area of the yard that doesn’t drain well. Here are some Dwarf Blue Cornflowers that came up. They are so striking. I love blue flowers. My only worry is that the gardeners will kill them or step on them.

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A pumpkin starting.

A pumpkin starting.

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These should be the Yellow Pear variety of heirloom tomatoes that I planted.

These should be the Yellow Pear variety of heirloom tomatoes that I planted.

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More Roma tomatoes?

More Roma tomatoes?