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Posted on 22 August 2008 by urbangardencasual.com

Milestones in the Gardening Season

By Cindy Naas

Gardening is repetitive but never boring.

As the years pass and you become ever more familiar with your garden, there will always be milestones you begin to anticipate, some even in the dead of winter.

Here are a few of my favorite milestones in my garden:

New Seedlings: When the first lettuce, carrot or beet seedlings push through the earth for the first time each season, I am overjoyed! I know that it will happen, it’s why I plant the seeds. However, getting that confirmation that yes, my garden still does work properly is a cause for celebration, and a sign that a lot of work and joy lies ahead.

Pesto: Tonight I am going to serve this season’s first batch of pesto. This is something I look forward to all year long, and so Read the rest of this entry »

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