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STRETCHING YOUR POTATO SEED

STRETCHING YOUR POTATO SEED
-Marcelle, Big Ugly, West Virginia Our rapidly expanding number of gardeners at Big Ugly Community Center made it necessary to re-figure our allocation of potato seed before distribution.  On Thursday, March 26, 2015, forty workshop…

Special Pieces of Equipment

Special Pieces of Equipment
Daphne Gooding-Grow Appalachia. Big Ugly I think all gardeners have some special pieces of equipment that they just love and consider “theirs.” And no one better borrow it without returning it.  And goodness knows, that…

About Varieties

About Varieties
-Daphne Gooding- Grow Appalachia Big Ugly When David Cook was here for part of a day, I learned an awful lot about the garden. One of the ideas he discussed was varieties.  My recollection was that…

Higher Mammals as Pests

Higher Mammals as Pests
Daphne Gooding- Grow Appalachia Big Ugly Here on Big Ugly the most destructive pest is a mammal: deer. The deer can wipe out an entire garden in one day.  There is no way to garden…

About Pests

About Pests
Daphne Gooding-Grow Appalachia Big Ugly When the word “pests” comes up in our Grow Appalachia meetings, everyone perks up to listen for new ideas.  Our pests fit several categories: insects, mollusks, and higher mammals.  That…

About Light

About Light
-Daphne Gooding When I first moved to Big Ugly in early 2013, I learned that Marcelle was a kindred spirit about gardening.  We both aspire to be Garden Goddesses.  As we walked about the yards…