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Spotted Dog Farm Blog

Let the Garden Prep Begin

It's that time at our house... the time when I take a look at my bedraggled garden, the one that I fully intended to carefully put to bed last fall (but didn't), and dig in.  Sort of - it's kind of frozen here, so the amount of digging is a little iffy.  But that doesn't mean there isn't a lot to be done, so if you find yourself in a similar situation here's my order of operations.


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    Summer Recap

    As is usual for me in the summer, I didn't keep up with the blog so well.  It's not that nothing was happening - it's more like too much was happening, and I was having fun living it, without wanting to stop and document it.  That actually seems like a pretty good philosophy - keep moving forward with the fun - so instead of wishing I had kept a more complete accounting, I'll just move on with the highlights.

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    Coffee and Seeds

    If you're ever in Asheville and you like both coffee and rivers I've got the perfect coffee shop for you.  High Five Coffee has a couple of locations near downtown, and also one in a tiny (exceedingly cute) building right on the bank of the French Broad in Woodfin.  So I headed out there on a bizarrely warm and lovely February day to do a little scheming and daydreaming, and then fill my seed list for 2018.

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