Archive for “WhatsGrowingOn”

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2009 Year of the Tomato – not so much

Posted September 22nd, 2009 by Chris V.

I know that I’ve posted about garden successes with tomatoes, however, this growing season was definitely not a consistent one in the Chicago area. Many gardens, including the CCAC garden, had tomato plants that were slow to grow and produce and, once they had produced, the fruit took long to ripen.  However, don’t be quick [...]

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Snow in June

Posted June 25th, 2009 by Chris V.

Do I dare to make such a suggestion? Yet, a couple of weeks ago, the fluff was flying and coating everything just like snowflakes of so many winters. The culprit was Chicago’s ubiquitous cottonwood trees. These trees are members of the willow family and are at home in wet soil as well as compromised soil. [...]

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