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Will Atkinson
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Will Atkinson commented on Penny V.'s photo
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Container garden early May

"Great job! Hats off to the landlord for allowing the garden. I would imagine that gardeners in general make better tenants. If someone is going to take the time to nurture a garden it seems very unlikely that they would damage the rest of the…"
May 14, 2013
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April Garden Update

The first flower on a pea shoot is a celebration, each grasping tendril on a cucumber vine a miracle of determination. The shocking red color of a ripe strawberry seems impossible after such a drab winter, and yet, there it is...Read the entire post here.See More
Apr 2, 2013
Will Atkinson posted a blog post

New Garden with Old Heirlooms

This represents a week's worth of 10 hour days in the garden:Re-designing the Little Texas GardenSee More
Mar 11, 2013
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Jun 6, 2012
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Feb 12, 2012
Yvonne commented on Will Atkinson's blog post 'Promise'
"Thanks Will, organic not widely available here, hence why I want to grow my own, but I'll have a search around."
Jan 30, 2012
Will Atkinson commented on Will Atkinson's blog post 'Promise'
"Caroline and Shira- OK, I'm a little jealous! Although I have to admit that I love flipping through seed catalogs so much that it's almost as good as being there. Yvonne, I'm actually sprouting a few store-bought potatoes right now.…"
Jan 30, 2012
Yvonne commented on Will Atkinson's blog post 'Promise'
"They look great Will - I hope they all do well for you. I've just returned from a trip to the UK where the seed merchants are bursting with wonderful varieties and seed potatoes of every kind. I would love to have brought some back but argi…"
Jan 30, 2012
Caroline Malcolm commented on Will Atkinson's blog post 'Promise'
"Baker Creek is fantastic! Looks like you'll have a bountiful garden this year. Shira, I am from CT and know exactly where Comstock, Ferre is! Have spent many afternoons there with my dad! "
Jan 30, 2012
Shira Friedman commented on Will Atkinson's blog post 'Promise'
"I love Baker Creek.  We're fortunate last year they purchased Comstock, Ferre here in CT, so I can run in and grab stuff whenever, and not have to wait for it to come in the mail!"
Jan 30, 2012
Will Atkinson posted a blog post

Promise

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”Robert Louis StevensonToday is an exceptionally good day. Although the garden is not yet ready to be planted, I’ve just received these beauties in the mail from the diligent folks at Baker Creek Seeds.…See More
Jan 26, 2012
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Lucian Avocado

"Even with a 2.5" pit, that's a lot of flesh. Avocados are one of the most nutritious foods out there, along with bananas (I've heard bananas referred to  as "nature's power bars").  I think…"
Jan 16, 2012
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Garden Bloggers

A place to trade ideas and info for those who share their gardens online.
Jan 15, 2012
Will Atkinson commented on Yvonne's photo
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Lucian Avocado

"Wow! How big are the pits? You could almost make a meal out of a single one of these."
Jan 15, 2012
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Thou shalt not covet thy neighbours avocados

"What, you expect me not to covet those beauties?! I can't help myself."
Jan 15, 2012
Aliza Ess commented on Will Atkinson's blog post 'Practically Free Raised Beds'
"Beautiful deep bed, and I bet the cedar works great as a natural insecticide!"
Jan 12, 2012

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Will Atkinson's Blog

April Garden Update

The first flower on a pea shoot is a celebration, each grasping tendril on a cucumber vine a miracle of determination. The shocking red color of a ripe strawberry seems impossible after such a drab winter, and yet, there it is...

Read the entire post here.

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 11:39pm

New Garden with Old Heirlooms

This represents a week's worth of 10 hour days in the garden:

Re-designing the Little Texas Garden

Posted on March 11, 2013 at 10:16pm — 1 Comment

Promise

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”

Robert Louis Stevenson

Today is an exceptionally good day. Although the garden is not yet ready to be planted, I’ve just received these beauties in the mail from the diligent folks at Baker Creek Seeds.…

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Posted on January 26, 2012 at 7:24pm — 5 Comments

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At 12:15am on January 3, 2012, Caroline Malcolm said…

Hey Will! Welcome to HOMEGROWN - we hope that you enjoy the community! Share some photos of your raised beds with us!

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