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Posted on 19 October 2008 by urbangardencasual.com

Redefining the Urban Garden

By Michael Nolan

I toyed with titling this post, “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” because I realize I’ve been away for most of it, but I thought I’d go with the less obvious.

I am back in full force though and I hope to continue sharing with you all for a long time to come!

At the start of June I relocated rather abruptly to the other side of town and aside from the obvious adjustments that such a move requires I was feeling rather lost when it came to my garden.

You may remember I had planted several different heirloom tomato varieties as well as green beans, cucumbers and several other veggies that I was quite excited about. When none of them made the trek with me I was at a loss.

Not only did I feel as though I had nothing to share with my gardening blog readers (especially here at UGC), I also felt as though I had left the definition of urban gardener at my prior home since I now live in what is called a ‘garden home’ in a large development . As the weeks progressed though I started to realize that Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on 30 April 2008 by urbangardencasual.com

Growing Potatoes In A Small Garden

By Cindy Naas

Many city gardeners don’t consider growing potatoes, since space is usually limited.

For a long time, I always thought that potatoes would remain one of those vegetables I would buy so as not to take up all the room in my garden with something so mundane as a potato.

After all, potatoes don’t have the glamour of fresh juicy tomatoes or the drama of dark purple Read the rest of this entry »

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