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Rabbit Romp

December 6, 2012 Leave a comment

I let one of the 3 months old meat rabbits stretch his legs out with a romp through the garden.

He met my Miniature Pinscher and was unimpressed:

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He then explored the brussel sprouts:

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Ran through the romain lettuces:

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And nibbled on some vine:

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Fall Garden 2 Months Update

December 6, 2012 Leave a comment

It’s been two months since I started my fall garden. Aside from the spinach, everything else is coming along wonderfully. A few nights of temps in the 30s has killed off what remained of my summer crops so there’s now room for more plantings in the backyard garden.

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The broccoli plants are in full production:

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The kale that I planted in spring are still going strong:

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The red lettuces are large and look absolutely amazing:

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Vibrantly colored Swiss chards:

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Brussel sprouts:

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Kohlrabi:

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Collards:

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Romaine lettuce:

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Cabbages are slowly coming along:

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Within the last month, I have also performed a second round of plantings which included Morris Heading cabbage collards, brocolli, Savoy cabbage, red cabbage, and parsley.

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In addition, Mr. Taylor from across the street has been donating his leaves to my compost pile. I am using the leaves as a source of carbon and combining them with nitrogen rich manure from the meat rabbits in alternating layers.

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In return, I gave Mr. Taylor a nice basket of harvest:

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