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August 10, 2012
As August first arrives on Cape Cod, many gardeners begin to think about planting cold weather crops.  Due to the insulating effect of the Atlantic Ocean, we usually do not see a good frost until November.   This means that we can grow one last set of crops before winter arrives. Prior to setting out the seed …

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June 5, 2012
July 3, 2011 One of my favorite things that my girls enjoy in the summer is the Nasturtiums planted around the run.  They love to pick and peck at the leaves and flowers throughout the day.  The especially love to nibble on them while free-ranging.  These are one of the few things that I plant …

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July 3, 2011
  Nasturtiums are wonderful, easy to grow annuals that your chickens will love.  Officially known to those in science to be in the family of Tropaeolum, this entire plant is edible, even the beautiful golden yellow, burnt orange and blazing red blossoms.  The plant has a slightly peppery taste as it is a relative to watercress.  …

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