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Prachi Wicks
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Working Momma trying to keep work and life in balance....
Working Momma trying to keep work and life in balance....

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What's growing on....
 I feel like its been a little bit of a slow summer garden wise. I don't know if its because I'm busy and not spending enough time in the garden or because the weather keeps going up and down. Garlic.... so I had this not so brilliant idea to let a pumpkin ...

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What's growing on....
Ok... this may be a bit long but the weather has been absolutely gorgeous and from the extended forcast it looks like its here to stay. Last year I took a different approach with growing basil. Continuing with the theme of  trying new things, this year I am...

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BOOK REVIEW: Michael Pollan Books-Part 1: The Omnivore's Dilemma
I need to admit that I have a bit of an addiction to Michael
Pollans books. His books resonate with me from so many perspectives and he is a fantastic writer.  So when I
sat down to write a review of one of his books here on my blog I was a bit
overwhelmed,...

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What's Growing on.....
 The tomatoes and chillis are coming along.. and need to be potted up this week.  (Hopefully today). Since its the first week in April I also have to start my next batch of seedlings, specifically cucumbers and melons. Its always a bit of a risk because I c...

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Afterschool Corner: Reading eggs...
I have been going back and forth on starting this new blog series for a while now. (I know what you are thinking... "series" implies that I will blog regularly......) When it comes to educating your children, people have so many different ideas and beliefs....

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What's growing on....
Aerogarden I pulled out my aerogarden last month and decided to use it to grow some herbs. Only herbs, nothing crazy. I started basil, cilantro and chives however the chives never sprouted so I may just put some more basil in.   These are herbs that I like ...

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2016 Grow Season Recap
It seems to be the norm now that at somepoint during the summer I just stop blogging. So before I start with the 2017 season why don't I just catch you up on 2016. I successfully grew my first watermelon! Watermelon really need lots of heat and we definitel...

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What's Growing on....
We've had some nice hot days and while some may claim that it got to hot to fast I love it because it means the garden is going to take off. So I deal with the heat and the bugs because it means that tomatoes and cucumbers are right around the corner. Anywa...

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What's growing on.....
A quick garden update....... These hardy kiwi vines are chugging along. This year I want to start feeding them extra. I am hoping they will flower next year. Of course the raspberries are coming along fine. Did you notice something missing.... here let me g...

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Time to start the seedlings
Happy New Year everyone!!! Hope everyone had a Happy Holidays. It was definitely a quiet one for me. Anyhow, its that time of year when I start my seedlings. My general plan is to start seedlings in the first week of each month from now till May, then, cros...
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