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Cheap Seed Starter

Rather than buy a heat mat, I wanted to build something instead.  My first plan was to build a wooden box and insulate it, but then I ran across this styrofoam cooler.  I built a little shelf out of scrap plywood, … Continue reading

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Garden Problem: Tire Potatoes

Lesson learned.  I thought it was a good idea to add hay to my tires instead of dirt.  It would be easier to harvest with less mess. The problem is that it turned into an active compost pile.  Before I … Continue reading

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104 Degrees

This was how hot it was on the way to the grocery store. We spent most of the day indoors, and I don’t think the A/C ever stopped running.

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